Held in solitary confinement.
1945, May 9
By the forty-gun salute heard in his cell, he guesses that the war is over.
1945, July 7
Condemned to 8 years in a labor camp.
Transferred to the transit prison in Krasnaya Presnya. Works as a clay quarry shift foreman, trolley hauler, clay miner.
1945, September 9
Moved to Moscow, to the construction camp at the Bol’shaya Kaluga, 30.
Camp detective tries to recruit Solzhenitsyn under the codename "Winds". Solzhenitsyn starts motions for leniency of sentence.
Assigned as parquet apprentice in carpentry crew.
1946, September 27
Transferred to special prison of Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region to work in the aviation sharashka. Sharashkas were secret research and development laboratories that were part of the Gulag system. Scientists and researchers sent to prison would be forced to do research for the government in these facilities.
1946, November 6
Wrote (orally, by memory) the poem "Memories of Butyrskaya Prison."
1947, February 21
Transferred from Rybinsk to Moscow ("Third Butyrka").
Makes a request to the Prosecutor General of the USSR for reconsideration of his case.
Transferred to the sharashka in Moscow (Marfino) and appointed librarian.
Worked in construction of the Disciplinary Barracks as a bricklayer; composing poems.
The idea for the story of one day of a zek (prisoner) arises.
Becomes a machine shop foreman.
1952, January 29
Referred to the medical unit due to sharply increased advanced tumor in the groin and transferred to the camp hospital.
1952, February 12
Surgeon prisoner KF Donis operates on Solzhenitsyn to remove a malignant tumor.
1952, February 26
Discharged from the hospital, becomes helper in foundry.