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Archaeology of the Czechoslovak Uranium Gulag (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Pavel Vareka.

Recent research has examined the landscape of the Czechoslovak Uranium Gulag that was established in 1948 according to the Soviet model and under the supervision of Soviet NKVD advisors. The area with the largest concentration of former camps is situated around the historic mining town of Jáchymov (West Bohemia). Nine penal and forced labor camps adjacent to Uranium mines were established in an area of 25 km2 in the late 1940s – early 1950s through which passed c. 60 000 inmates. Research...