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Spring of 1942: Soviets murder approx. 22,000 Polish high-ranking officers in Katyń.    Apr 13, 1990: Soviets finally admit to Katyń Massacre.     April 10, 2010: Plane with 96 Polish highest officials, including President Lech Aleksander Kaczyński and his wife, crashes in the woods near Katyń.

Polish high-ranking officers in Katyń. Apr Soviets finally admit to Katyń Massacre. April Plane with 96 Polish highest officials, including President Lech Aleksander Kaczyński and his wife, crashes in the woods near Katyń.

"Mass grave in the forest: In the spring of 1940 the NKWD killed 20,000 POW's (Polish officers and civilians) in the forests of Katyn near Smolensk. In April 1943 the mass grave was discovered by the Wehrmacht. After the Russian victory they concluded that the attrocities were committed by the Germans. In 1990 Michail Gorbatschow admitted that the murders were committed by the Russians."

US 'helped Russia cover up Second World War Katyn Forest massacre'

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Jimmy Carter-United States Navy Lieutenant World War II at the United States Naval Academy Sea duty and stateside service during the Korean War.

theoddmentemporium:  Bullet in a Bible  A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

BIBLE NO. 2 - theoddmentemporium: Bullet in a Bible A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.

Mariusz Zaruski (1867–1941) was a Brigadier-General in the Polish Army, a pioneer of Polish sports yachting, an outstanding climber of the winter and caves of Tatra Mountains. He was a photographer, painter, poet and writer, a seamen and traveler, a conspirator, legionnaire and lancer in Polish cavalry and an adjutant of Polish President. During his active life, he was a devoted social activist, sportsman and teacher.

Mariusz Zaruski was a Brigadier-General in the Polish Army, a…

Close up photo of tied hands of a murdered Polish officer during the investigation of the Katyn Massacre; near Smolensk, Soviet Union - 1943

"Katyn one of thousands of Polish victims discovered in mass graves with their hands wired behind their backs and a bullet wound in the back of the head.

16.Luft.Field Div. - 8,8cm FlaK - Normandy, France 1944

16.Luft.Field Div. - 8,8cm FlaK - Normandy, France 1944

What Was the Katyn Forest Massacre?: View of the exhumed bodies of Polish officers murdered in the Katyn Forest Massacre by Soviet secret police (NKVD), Katyn Forest, Russia, 1943. In the background, bodies are autopsied.

What Was the Katyn Forest Massacre?

What Was the Katyn Forest Massacre?: View of the exhumed bodies of Polish officers murdered in the Katyn Forest Massacre by Soviet secret police (NKVD), Katyn Forest, Russia, In the background, bodies are autopsied.

Soviet Marine sniper Rad Ayusheyev of the 63th Marine Division, 1942. He's packing a Tokarev SVT-40 semiauto rifle

Soviet Marine sniper Rad Ayusheyev of the Marine Division carrying a Tokarev semiautomatic rifle, ammunition bandoliers, and stick hand grenades. His cap reads “Northern Fleet”.

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