indre serpytyte's 'forest brothers' project. "in 1944 a cold war began, a war that was brutal, inhumane. a war that has now been almost forgotten....hidden behind the iron curtain, the occupation of the soviet block continued for 50 years and destroyed the lives of millions. it is estimated that there were at least 20 million deaths. many believe that the real figure is closer to 60 million. despite not receiving any backing from the west, the partisans’ resistance fought against the soviet regime. these partisans had to abandon both their families and homes and seek sanctuary in the forests..." see more here.
[all indre serpytyte. from the series (1944-1991) forest brothers.]