Inside the Gulag System - WW2 Special

Even as the Allied powers condemn the German crimes against humanity, their recent victories are in part thanks to the massive system of forced labour built by Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union. Over one million prisoners work in the Gulag to power the Soviet war economy.

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Hosted by: Spartacus Olsson
Director: Astrid Deinhard
Producers: Astrid Deinhard and Spartacus Olsson
Executive Producers: Astrid Deinhard, Indy Neidell, Spartacus Olsson
Creative Producer: Marek Kamiński
Community Management: Ian Sowden
Written by: James Newman
Research by: James Newman
Map animations by: Daniel Weiss
Map research by: Sietse Kenter
Edited by: Karolina Dołęga
Artwork and color grading by: Mikołaj Uchman
Sound design by: Marek Kamiński
Colorizations by:
Mikołaj Uchman

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Archive footage: Screenocean/Reuters -

Image sources:
View of Norilsk, 1940–1943 drawn by V. S. Nepokoichitsky
Photo of the Polish Deportees Cut Timber in a Siberian Labour Camp 1940

Soundtracks from Epidemic Sound:
Break Free - Fabien Tell
Dark Beginning - Johan Hynynen
Deviation In Time - Johannes Bornlof
Document This 1 - Peter Sandberg
Guilty Shadows 4 - Andreas Jamsheree
Ominous - Philip Ayers
Potential Redemption - Max Anson
Weapon of Choice - Fabien Tell

A TimeGhost chronological documentary produced by OnLion Entertainment GmbH.
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