soldiers came and they asked heaps of questions. “The
bourgeoisie were crushing the working class in England. They shot down demonstrators. Communists sat
in prison & England was going to declare war on Russia.” They had come
to arrest a peasant thief who had killed another.
The thief had gone to steal potatoes from the hut of another. The owner of the hut had come out & the peasant had
stabbed him with a knife. There were many cases of that happening. The Red Army
soldier who came the next morning also said, “Don’t
travel by night. There are too many wild…