The Katyn Massacre: Half a Century of Lies and the Search for Truth | AICGS

In Poland, “Katyn” means both a crime and a lie about it. It refers to the massacre of approximately 22,000 Polish officers who were murdered in spring 1940 by the NKVD. Since 1943, the Soviet authorities had blamed the Nazis for this crime and persecuted those who insisted on telling the truth.  As a result, for the Poles the word “Katyn” came to symbolize two evils of Stalinism, both its ruthlessness and its hypocrisy.
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