Amurlag (1938–41)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Amurlag (1938—1941))
Jump to: navigation, search

Amur Railroad Corrective Labor Camp (Amurlag) (Russian: Амурский железнодорожный исправительно-трудовой лагерь, Амурлаг) was a subdivision of GULAG which existed during 1938-1941. It was created from the disbanded Bamlag. Its administration was headquartered in the settlement of Svobodny, Amur Oblast. Its main activity was railroad construction. Its peak headcount was about 125,000 (1938).[1]

Notable convicts[edit]

See also[edit]