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Katyn and the Soviet Massacre of 1940 : Truth, Justice and Memory

By: Sanford, George.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2005Description: 1 online resource (595 p.).ISBN: 9780203447048.Subject(s): Katyn Massacre, Katyn', Russia, 1940 | Massacres -- Soviet Union | Poland -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Poland | World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Soviet UnionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Katyn and the Soviet Massacre of 1940 : Truth, Justice and MemoryDDC classification: 940.54/7247/0899185 | 940.5472470899185 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies; Contents; Tables; Abbreviations; Introduction; Sources and style; Acknowledgements; 1 Poland and Russia; Conflict and domination; The Polish-Soviet War of 1920: was Stalin polonophobic?; Polish and Soviet communism; Inter-war Polish-Soviet relations: the unresolved dimension; Notes; 2 The Sovietisation of East Poland; Invasion and conquest; The Soviet subjugation of incorporated East Poland, 1939-1941; Nazi-Stalinist collaboration to destroy occupied Poland; Notes; 3 The Stalinist Terror and prisoner of war system
The nature of the Stalinist beastSoviet treatment of PoWs captured in Eastern Poland; Making and administration of Soviet policy towards the Polish PoWs; The special camps; Kozelsk; Starobelsk; Ostashkov; PoW numbers and composition; Deaths, suicides and escapes; Correspondence; Notes; 4 The indoctrination, screening/investigation and selection processes; Political propaganda and indoctrination; Investigation, recording and interrogation; How, why and by whom was the decision to massacre taken?; Notes; 5 Course, mechanisms and technology of the massacre
Political and logistical preparations for the massacreThe bureaucracy and book-keeping of death; Starobelsk-Kharkov; Ostashkov-Mednoe; Kozelsk-Katyn; The killings in the Belarusan and Ukrainian prisons; Who were the killers? How were they selected and motivated?; Who survived and why: the survivors' testimony and subsequent fate; Notes; 6 The struggle for historical truth; Before 'Katyn': the hinge of fate for Polish-Soviet relations, 1941-1943; The 1943 International Commission, Polish Red Cross and German reports; The Burdenko Commission and the Soviet cover story
Soviet failure at NurembergThe US Congress hearings; Katyn bibliographically-the Crusade for the Truth within and outside the Soviet Bloc; Forgeries, megalomaniacs, dead ends and pseudo-experts; Notes; 7 The management and control of the truth about the 1940 massacre; The truth and American-British lies, hypocrisy and self-delusion; America-the pragmatic and utilitarian handling of the truth; Britain-defending the indefensible; Notes; 8 Soviet and Polish communist control of the truth about Katyn; Soviet 'management' of the truth about Katyn
The Gorbachev/Yeltsin files and how the truth was revealedKatyn in post-communist Russian politics: the Procuracy investigations; The London Government-in-Exile and the Home Army; Katyn and the PRL; The Katyn movements: from political dissidence to democratic lobby; Notes; Conclusion; Truth-what still remains to be revealed?; Memory-commemoration and closure; Justice-forgiveness and reconciliation; Notes; Select bibliography; Archival; Archiwum Akt Nowych (Warsaw); Centralne Archiwum Wojskowe (Warsaw); Muzeum Katyńskie, oddział Muzeum Wojska Polskiego (Warsaw); Public Record Office (London)
Instytut Polski i Muzeum Sikorskiego (London)
Summary: Examining the Soviet massacre of Polish prisoners of war at Katyn and other camps in 1940 - one of the most notorious incidents of the Second World War - this book sheds new light on what took place and how the memory of the massacres long affected, and continues to affect, Polish-Russian relations.
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BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies; Contents; Tables; Abbreviations; Introduction; Sources and style; Acknowledgements; 1 Poland and Russia; Conflict and domination; The Polish-Soviet War of 1920: was Stalin polonophobic?; Polish and Soviet communism; Inter-war Polish-Soviet relations: the unresolved dimension; Notes; 2 The Sovietisation of East Poland; Invasion and conquest; The Soviet subjugation of incorporated East Poland, 1939-1941; Nazi-Stalinist collaboration to destroy occupied Poland; Notes; 3 The Stalinist Terror and prisoner of war system

The nature of the Stalinist beastSoviet treatment of PoWs captured in Eastern Poland; Making and administration of Soviet policy towards the Polish PoWs; The special camps; Kozelsk; Starobelsk; Ostashkov; PoW numbers and composition; Deaths, suicides and escapes; Correspondence; Notes; 4 The indoctrination, screening/investigation and selection processes; Political propaganda and indoctrination; Investigation, recording and interrogation; How, why and by whom was the decision to massacre taken?; Notes; 5 Course, mechanisms and technology of the massacre

Political and logistical preparations for the massacreThe bureaucracy and book-keeping of death; Starobelsk-Kharkov; Ostashkov-Mednoe; Kozelsk-Katyn; The killings in the Belarusan and Ukrainian prisons; Who were the killers? How were they selected and motivated?; Who survived and why: the survivors' testimony and subsequent fate; Notes; 6 The struggle for historical truth; Before 'Katyn': the hinge of fate for Polish-Soviet relations, 1941-1943; The 1943 International Commission, Polish Red Cross and German reports; The Burdenko Commission and the Soviet cover story

Soviet failure at NurembergThe US Congress hearings; Katyn bibliographically-the Crusade for the Truth within and outside the Soviet Bloc; Forgeries, megalomaniacs, dead ends and pseudo-experts; Notes; 7 The management and control of the truth about the 1940 massacre; The truth and American-British lies, hypocrisy and self-delusion; America-the pragmatic and utilitarian handling of the truth; Britain-defending the indefensible; Notes; 8 Soviet and Polish communist control of the truth about Katyn; Soviet 'management' of the truth about Katyn

The Gorbachev/Yeltsin files and how the truth was revealedKatyn in post-communist Russian politics: the Procuracy investigations; The London Government-in-Exile and the Home Army; Katyn and the PRL; The Katyn movements: from political dissidence to democratic lobby; Notes; Conclusion; Truth-what still remains to be revealed?; Memory-commemoration and closure; Justice-forgiveness and reconciliation; Notes; Select bibliography; Archival; Archiwum Akt Nowych (Warsaw); Centralne Archiwum Wojskowe (Warsaw); Muzeum Katyńskie, oddział Muzeum Wojska Polskiego (Warsaw); Public Record Office (London)

Instytut Polski i Muzeum Sikorskiego (London)

Examining the Soviet massacre of Polish prisoners of war at Katyn and other camps in 1940 - one of the most notorious incidents of the Second World War - this book sheds new light on what took place and how the memory of the massacres long affected, and continues to affect, Polish-Russian relations.

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<p>George Sanfordis a reader in politics Bristol University and a leading academic specialist on Poland and Eastern Europe. He is the author of ten books, including most recently the Historical Dictionary of Poland(2003), Democratic Government in Poland(2002) and Poland: The Conquest of History(1999).</p>

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