Soviet Counterstrike

Room 8a.  Soviet Re-Occupation of the Borderlands (1944-45)


Member of the Home Army (Wilenska AK) in Wilno area, North Eastern Borderlands.

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4 January 1944, units of the 1st Ukrainian Front crossed the pre-war Polish border in pursuit of the retreating Germans.  16 March 1943 the Soviets decreed the recruitment of Poles in the former “eastern borderlands” into Berling’s Army…