Freshly cooked bread.
In the countryside near the eastern border
In a small town
On a boat
A ball gown
An army greatcoat
Washing the floors
Cooking the soup
Carrying buckets of faeces
People who wanted to get off
Buckets of faeces
She stole food for him
She chewed up his bread for him and mixed it with water
She bought him mushrooms
Because they felt bad for what they had done
The Americans and British made them
Because the Germans invaded the USSR
Mama and Danuta
She knew there would be food in the morning, she got to have a bath and she was given a uniform that she was proud of.
She had a uniform that she liked, she had a good routine, she made nice friends.
She didn't like anything
She loved New Zealand food, she liked the clean air and she made nice friends.
They wouldn't smile even though they gave the children gifts.
They were so ragged.
They were so violent and angry all the time.
Their language sounded strange.
Russia, get away.
Siberia, escape here
Poland, stay here
New Zealand, stay here
He looked after the girls and gave them a second chance
He was cruel and showed them how mean New Zealanders were
He abused the Polish girls
He's not important to the story
How to speak English
What happened to her father
How to bake bread
How to ride a bicycle