Gulag prisoners in the USSR work to build a canal between the White and Baltic Seas. Image from a 1932 propaganda film. Official records stated that 12,000 people died building the canal; historians think that perhaps 240,000 died.
Auschwitz is on the tip of every tongue… but who has heard of Kolyma, Magadan, the Solovetsky islands and other infernal Soviet centers of human destruction in eastern Siberia ? Who has seen films and books about the millions of human beings worked, frozen and starved to death in the construction of the White Sea-Baltic Canal, over which stood a triumphant, colossal statue of the Jewish communist mass murderer Genrikh Yagoda?
Michael A. Hoffman II, “The Great Holocaust Trial”, page. 130