Soviet Tyranny

Room 2e. The Katyn Massacres (1940)


Son of Katyn victim, deported to Kazakhstan 13th April 1940 aged 17 years

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The collective murder of 21,857 Polish POWs and civilian prisoners by the NKVD in the Spring of 1940 is known as the Katyn Massacres.  The murders took place in the Katyn forest as well as…