Katyn Massacre


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Katyn Massacre

mass murder of 4250 Polish officers during WWII (c. 1939). [Polish Hist.: NCE, 1457]
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A Polish diplomat who narrowly escaped the Katyn massacre and then joined the anti-Nazi underground, Karski famously risked his life to sneak into the Warsaw ghetto, gathering information to warn the world about the impending destruction of Europe's Jews.
KaczyEaski is the twin brother of the late President Lech KaczyEaski, who died in a plane crash near Smolensk, Russia, in 2010, on his way to commemorate the victims of the Katyn massacre by the Soviets in 1940.
Contract award: charter of the aircraft for the protection of struggle and martyrdom in connection with the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the katyn massacre.
The Final Chapter" is devoted to the struggle for the truth about the Katyn massacre and to the Polish contemporary reckoning with the history of World War II.
The Soviet Union denied responsibility for the Katyn massacre of 10,000 Polish officers in 1943, blaming it on the Germans.
On the Smolensk-Sewernyj military airfield, en route to commemorate the Katyn massacre, Poland's presidential airplane crashed, killing president Lech Kaczynski and his wife, Poland's highest military officials, numerous representatives of the nation's political elite, and representatives of Katyn families.
Having regard to the long lapse of time, to the material that came to light in the intervening period and to the efforts that were deployed by various parties to elucidate the circumstances of the Katyn massacre, the Court finds that, as regards the period after the critical date, the applicants cannot be said to have been in a state of uncertainty as to the fate of their relatives who had been taken prisoner by the Soviet Army in 1939.
The truth about the Katyn massacre came from an unexpected source.
Jerzy Wasilewski, a teacher and officer of the Polish Army, in the Katyn massacre.
Doug's second historical novel, The Katyn Order, which will be released in May, 2011 focuses on one of history's most notorious war crimes, the Katyn massacre.
Among the most egregious of Russia's actions against Poland was the Katyn massacre of 1940 in which agents of the Soviet secret police murdered 20,000 Polish officers under orders from General Secretary Josef Stalin.
One notable exception is the controversial use of footage shot after the Katyn massacre, typically augmented by Makavejev with the use of folk music.