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From: Wanda’s War


Chapter 1 explores the turbulent history of Poland leading up to the Second World War, in particular, the borderland region of the Kresy that straddles the modern day borders of Poland, Belarus and Ukraine. The chapter discusses the changing borders of Eastern Europe, the Partitions of Poland, Wanda’s early life growing up in the Polish town of Polesie, in present day Belarus, the Second Polish Republic, the annexation of Poland in 1939, and Soviet Occupation of Polesie.



Marsha Faubert

Marsha Faubert is a Toronto-based lawyer with a lengthy history of public service in the administrative justice system in Ontario. She has worked as a litigator, an arbitrator, an adjudicator of appeals in workplace injury and disease claims, and as the director of a provincial tribunal. Wanda’s War is her first book.