Poland marks Katyn massacre anniversary

  • 2003-04-17
  • Janet McEvoy
WARSAWPoland on April 12 marked the day the world learned of the World War II massacre of thousands of its officials by Soviet agents in the remote Katyn forest in western RussiaThe 60th anniversary of the revelation will be marked by the delivery in Warsaw of U.S. congressional records of a probe into the atrocity in which around 4,500 Polish officers were shot and buried on communist leader Joseph Stalin's orders.The massacre was discovered when on April 12, 1943, the army of Nazi Germany, on its advance into Russia through the forest, discovered the remains, each killed by a single shot ...
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