Himmler’s willing executioners. This was the beginning of nightmare in occupied Poland

Poles were murdered by Selbstschutz members, German citizens of pre-war Poland   PIOTR WŁOCZYK: The reason given for creation of Selbstschutz, a vicious paramilitary organization of Polish citizens of German origin, was self-defence against the Poles. How much of self-defence was there in its operations? JOCHEN BÖHLER: In the first days of German attachment of […]

Horror of the German AB-Aktion against Poland

  Authorities of the General Government exterminated at least 3,500 members of the elite of the Polish society. Marek Gałęzowski The German policy in Poland has been exceptionally brutal since the beginning of the occupation, according to the announcement made by Heinrich Himmler, Head of the Reich Main Security Office, that the extermination of Poles […]

Murderers from Katyń speak. “Even the dogs fled at the sight of us”

We know almost everything about the victims of the Katyń crime. The killers still hide in the shadow. Piotr Zychowicz The killers came from Moscow to Kalinin – bearing the name of Twer before the revolution – in a special parlour car. The group was led by Vasili Blokhin, Czekist [a member of Cheka, the […]

Volhynian horror – a beastly genocide of Poles

Nationalists from the Ukrainian Insurgent Party (UPA) committed a beastly genocide of Poles. They wanted to create an ethnically clean Ukraine Maciej Rosalak Already in 1942 Poles were murdered but such ethnic cleansing – such “hygienic” term is used to describe real genocide committed (as in this case) because of victims ethnic origin – started in […]

Extermination of Polish Elites. These were the first mass murders of WW2 in Europe

  The Poles from areas annexed to the Reich fell victim to a barbaric extermination operation Intelligenzaktio Maciej Rosalak Especially vicious Gauleiter in Gdansk, Albert Forster, bellowed in September 1939: “We must eradicate those rotten Poles, starting from the cradle. I put their fate in your hands, you can do whatever you want with them!”. […]

The devilish plan of Germany. Poles were to be reduced to the role of slaves

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“German Nazis executed the same plan in Poland, which was implemented earlier by the Bolsheviks in their own homeland. The destruction of the „head” of the nation opens the path for doing virtually anything with the rest of society” – says Professor Bogdan Musiał. PIOTR WŁOCZYK: Initially, Hitler was not entirely sure about what he […]