All troops met in Starobelsk
and are now advancing on Lugansk.
All communication ceased in spring 1940, when Captain Krasicki was among the 4,000 Polish POWs at the Starobelsk
camp executed by the NKVD--one contingent of the many slaughtered by the operation now called the Katyn Forest massacre.
During the following months they were detained in the NKVD camps in the western part of the USSR, in Kozelsk, Ostashkov and Starobelsk
36) The decision made at the time meant the extermination of about 25,700 Polish nationals held in camps located in Kozelsk, Starobelsk
, and Ostashkov as well as in various prisons, including those in Minsk, Kharkhov, Kiev, and Kherson.
3 - pedestrian crossing above Tylova and Starobelsk
streets on Pilsen street in Zbreh, reconstruction of bridge ev.
By liquidating the Kozelsk, Starobelsk
and Ostashkov camps, the Soviet leaders assumed from the very beginning that the decisions sanctioning the division of the Polish state were final; they did not consider a possibility of the rebuilding of Poland or a military conflict in which the newly imprisoned Polish officers would become useful--not to mention their becoming allies.
Address : 92703, UKRAINE Lugansk region, Starobelsk
tyl and starobelsk
on the street plzensk in zagreb, reconstruction of the bridge ev.
In the spring of 1940, the NKVD murdered close to 22,000 Polish nationals in the Katyn Forest in Russia, in the nearby prisons of Kalinin and Kharkov, at more remote sites such as the Soviet headquarters in Smolensk (a prisoner-of-war camp in Moscow), and in Starobelsk
The first group consisted of 14,700 Polish POWs taken from the battlefield; mainly officers, policemen and border guards who were held in three special POW camps in Kozielsk, Starobelsk
, and Ostashkov.
Tyl and Starobelsk
Pilsen street in Zagreb, reconstruction of the bridge ev.
Changes that occurred in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union uncovered not the truth, as this was known since 1943 to all people of good will, but the places of massacres of POWs from Starobelsk
and Ostaszkow camp.