Katyn and the Soviet Massacre of 1940 : Truth, Justice and MemoryMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandBASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2005Description: 1 online resource (595 p.)ISBN: 9780203447048Subject(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 LOC classification: D804.S65 S33 2005Online 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)
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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George Sanford is 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).