Photographs of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's time spent serving in the military and then prison and a gulag camp.
Photo Galleries > 1942-53: War, Prison, Camp
2.1┆ As student at the Leningrad Artillery Institute.Kostroma, July 1942
2.2┆ Lieutenant Solzhenitsyn—commander of a sound-ranging battery.Ostashkov, March 1943
2.3┆ Battery commander A. Solzhenitsyn and commander of artillery reconnaissance division E. Pshechenko.February 1943
2.4┆ Nikolai Vitkevich (author's close university friend) and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Tyurino village (near Novosil).May 1943
2.5┆ Artillery reconnaissance officers. Captain Solzhenitsyn is seated in middle row, far left.Autumn 1944
2.6┆ As prisoner on a construction site near Kaluga Gate.Moscow, June 1946
2.7┆ The "Marfino" sharashka (secret research prison). Prisoner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn worked here from 1947 to 1950.
2.8┆ As prisoner at the "Marfino" sharashka. Official photo in a suit and tie provided by the prison.December 1948
2.9┆ Newly exiled Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in prisoner garb and number "Shch-262". Kok-Terek, Kazakhstan, March 1953
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