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Pickaxe

  • Pickaxe

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With such picks, millions of Gulag prisoners manually unearthed rocks and dug frozen ground during the massive Gulag projects in the 1930s and 1940s.

Pickaxe, 1930-40s, Courtesy of the Gulag Museum at Perm-36.

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Pickaxe in World History Commons,