Viktor Platonovich Nekrasov was a Russian writer, journalist, editor, and a long-time dissident against Soviet power in the post-Stalinist era of de-Stalinization. During World War II, he served in the Red Army and fought in the Battle of Stalingrad. After the war, he became a journalist and based his first book In the Trenches of Stalingrad on his experiences there. The novel was awarded the USSR State Prize for literature in 1947. He emigrated to France in 1974 and died there about a decade later.
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