THE United States has declassified more than 1,000 pages of documents related to the Katyn massacre of thousands of Poles by Soviet forces during World War II. The US National Archives also announced the launch of a project to highlight Katyn-related...
Poland The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not...
Russia's archive agency has published on its website copies of previously top-secret documents that show the massacre of Poles in Katyn was approved at the highest level in the Soviet Union. Memos show US cover-up of Stalin's Katyn slaughter...
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World War II begins with the German invasion of Poland from the west, quickly followed by the Soviet invasion from the east. The carving up of Poland results from a secret pact between Adolf Hitler 's Germany and Josef Stalin 's Soviet Union.