Life and travels of photographer, Dieter Klagge and Polish prisoners in Stalinist Russia

Life and travels of photographer, Dieter Klagge and Polish prisoners in Stalinist Russia
Life and travels of photographer, Dieter Klagge and Polish prisoners in Stalinist Russia

Life and travels of photographer, Dieter Klagge and Polish prisoners in Stalinist Russia

We talk with Dieter Klagge, who lived under Nazi & Russian occupation & the Stasi in East Germany. As a professional photographer, he visited 114 countries. At the start of WWII, hundreds of thousands of Poles were imprisoned in the Soviet Union. But in August 1941, after the Nazis invaded Russia, many Poles were suddenly free. The BBC’s Rayhan Demytrie reports... PHOTO: West Berlin's lord mayor, right, and state parliament's president, lay wreath at the monument commemorating victims of the Stalin regime. (AP Photo)