A province within the larger Free State of Prussia. Prussia itself was part of the even larger German Empire, which extended from modern-day Germany to the present Latvian border. East Prussia was partitioned and absorbed by Poland and Lithuania.
East Prussia Term Timeline in Salt to the Sea
The timeline below shows where the term East Prussia appears in Salt to the Sea. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...He remembers his mother telling him he’s talented, and his father reminding him “You are Prussian. Make your own decisions, son.” He wonders if his parents would approve of him now... (full context)
...happy to leave East Prussia, which he finds strange. He writes about members of the Prussian nobility who would rather stay in their homes and kill themselves when the Russians approached... (full context)
...showing the soldier how he forged Joana’s signature from the note she left in the Prussian manor that Florian stole to protect her. Joana leaves, angrily, but first tells him that... (full context)