What was the Katyn Forest massacre?
It is proof that some of your political "heroes" were murderous oligarchy whores!
The Katyn Forest massacre was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), the Soviet secret police, in April and May 1940.
The massacre mastermind was Lavrentiy Beria, his desire to execute the Polish Officer Corps was approved and signed by the Soviet Politburo, and "Uncle Jo" Joseph Stalin himself.
The nickname 'Uncle Joe' was given to Stalin by US propaganda to try to portray him in a friendlier light to the American people. During the war, that same propaganda machine referred to the communist forces as 'Our Heroic Soviet Allies'!
The number of victims 22,000, murdered in the Katyn Forest
8,000 were officers taken prisoner during the 1939 Soviet invasion of Poland
6,000 were police officers
The remaining murdered were Polish intelligentsia, gendarmes, landowners, saboteurs (patriot freedom fighters), factory owners, lawyers, local political officials and priests.
The execution shootings started in the evening and ended at dawn.
The first transport on 4 April 1940, carried 390 people, the executioners had a hard time killing so many people during a single night. The following transports were limited to no greater than 250 people.
The executioners preferred using the smaller captured German .25 ACP Walther PPK pistols supplied by Moscow. The Nagant M1895 revolvers produced painful recoil for the soft city-born communist political agitators turned murder troops.
Most of the NKVD Kommandatura found it painful to continue to murder the hated Poles after the first dozen executions.
Vasili Blokhin, chief executioner for the NKVD personally killed 7,000 of the Poles.
The killings were methodical. After the personal information of the condemned was checked, he was handcuffed and led to a cell insulated with stacks of sandbags along the walls and a felt-lined, heavy door. The victim was told to kneel in the middle of the cell, was then approached from behind by the executioner and immediately shot in the back of the head. The body was carried out through the opposite door and laid in one of the five or six waiting trucks, whereupon the next condemned was taken inside. In addition to muffling by the rough insulation in the execution cell, the pistol gunshots were also masked by the operation of loud machines throughout the night. This procedure went on every night, except for the May Day holiday.
Churchill admitted on 15 April 1943 during a conversation with General Sikorski: "Alas, the German revelations are probably true. The Bolsheviks can be very cruel."
However, at the same time Churchill assured the Soviets: "We shall certainly oppose vigorously any 'investigation' by the International Red Cross or any other body." The alliance with the Soviets was deemed to be more important than moral issues. The British official version supported the Soviets, and UK government forces censored any contradictory accounts.
Franklin Roosevelt's government and the US media also took great pains to cover up the murders, and whitewash the Soviet crimes of both the revolution and the War.
There is a special place in hell for Churchill and Roosevelt.
Cannot happen her they say? You don't need your guns they say. Care to ask the Polish what happens?
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