AB-Katyń: The Destruction of the Polish Elite at the Beginning of WWII

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October 4th, 2013 through October 14th, 2013
Connector Hall
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The Soviet-German political and military alliance in the years 1939-1941 is depicted, as well as the joint invasion of Poland and its partition and occupation. Learn about the two notorious criminal operations of 1940 – the Katyń Massacre and the AB Operation. The big picture of these operations is presented, showing their geographical range and documenting the lack of punishment for the vast majority of the Third Reich and the USSR officers responsible for the crimes. Profiles of several victims are included, including families that fell victim to both aggressors.

Sponsored by the Institute of National Remembrance, Poland; the University of Michigan, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; and the Polski Klub and Polish Cultural Fund - Ann Arbor.

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Kathi Reister kreister@umich.edu
Page maintained by Mary C. Morris
Last modified: 10/04/2013