AN EXCERPT FROM THE PAGES OF GRANDFATHERS LIFE BY VIV DREWA

grandfathers-diary-2When Lucjan and the others left Andrzej’s home, Andrzej immediately left for Janek’s farm where they were When Lucjan and the others left Andrzej’s home, Andrzej immediately left for Janek’s farm where they were told to meet. These were very uneasy times and Russian Soldiers were everywhere. They suspected that some of the young men would be trying to leave so they were on the alert whenever they saw them gathering on a train or even walking on the roads leaving the village. At the station, Lucjan and Franciszek were stopped and asked where they were going. The soldiers were crude. They told the soldiers they were going to the next village to attend church. “Why don’t you go to the church in your own village?” “What’s so special about that church?” “Are you sure you aren’t trying to run away?” “How much money do you have?” It was difficult to remain composed with all those questions thrown at them but the slightest slip would alert the soldiers and all would be lost. With their hearts in their throats and their knees shaking they answered, “How could we run away, we have but a few rubles between us. How far would we be able to run with that? We just want to join the pilgrimage to the neighboring village.” The soldiers laughed mockingly them and told them to pray for them too. told to meet. These were very uneasy times and Russian Soldiers were everywhere. They suspected that some of the young men would be trying to leave so they were on the alert whenever they saw them gathering on a train or even walking on the roads leaving the village.

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