All the Single (Russian) Ladies

In 1943, World War II raged on. Already, it had wrecked the world. It appeared that no region was untouched, and Russia was no exception; in 1941, “1.5 million Soviet troops were dead while another 3 million were German POWs” (Freeze 376). Families drastically adapted to match the needs of war. The Soviets conscripted its…