The Katyn Massacre: When The Soviets Murdered 22,000 Polish Men — Then Blamed The Nazis

The Katyn massacre[a] was a series of mass executions of nearly 22,000 Polish military officers and intelligentsia carried out by the Soviet Union, specifically the NKVD (“People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs”, the Soviet secret police) in April and May 1940. Though the killings also occurred in the Kalinin and Kharkiv prisons and elsewhere, the massacreContinue reading “The Katyn Massacre: When The Soviets Murdered 22,000 Polish Men — Then Blamed The Nazis”