The Endless Steppe

Our first Project

A brief explanation of Second World War

The Second World War was a global military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. It became involved most of the world's nations , including all great powers , grouped into two opposing military alliances are : the Allies and Powers axis.

The beginning of the conflict is usually placed in the September 1, 1939 , with the German invasion of Poland, the first military step of Nazi Germany in its attempt to establish a large empire in Europe , which produced immediate declaration of war from France and most of the countries of the British Empire and Commonwealth the Third Reich.

Vilna

The protagonist was borned in Vilna in 1930.
Vilna is the capital and largest city of Lithuania.

Is the city were the protagonist and her family lived before the german invasion.

The city is located southeast of the country , about 30 km from the border with Belarus. It is the second city in population in the Baltics , after Riga. Administratively, it houses the town of Vilnius and Vilnius district . It is also the capital of the province of Vilna. Besides being the capital and most populous city, Vilnius is of importance in the national media , art , fashion , industry research , technology, education and entertainment.

Warsaw

It is the largest city in Poland and the capital since 1596 , when King Sigismund III Vasa moved from Krakow . Warsaw is also the seat of the President , Parliament and the rest of the central authorities. It has a population of 1,711,324 inhabitants2 ( June 2012) , making it the ninth largest city in the European Union, which has about 2.79 million in the metropolitan area. Warsaw is internationally known for giving its name to the Warsaw Pact , the Warsaw Convention, the Treaty of Warsaw and the Warsaw Uprising .

Poland

The Second World War started when the germans invaded this country

This is an image of Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
With a population of over 38.5 million people , Poland is the 34th most populous country in the world and the sixth most populous in the European Union. Poland is a unitary state divided into 16 administrative subdivisions.

Moscow

The city is a major political, economic , cultural and scientific center of Russia and the continent. Moscow is the northernmost megacity on Earth, the second most populous city in Europe, after Istanbul , 3 May 4 and the sixth most populous city in the world .In the course of its history the city has served as the capital of a progression of states, from the Grand Duchy of Moscow in the Middle Ages and the subsequent Tsardom of Russia to the Soviet Union. Moscow is home to the Moscow Kremlin, an ancient fortress that is today the residence of the President of Russia

Rubtsovsk

This is where the protagonist of the Endless Steppe part was deported with his family.

The town was founded in 1886 under the name Rubtsovo , near Olovianishnikovo and Polovinkino peoples. In 1892 , considered the year of the founding of Rubtsovsk , people obtained the permission of the land use .
World War II Documentary