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The Biography of Wiktor Dziurzyński

Wiktor Dziurzyński was born on 15 September 1906 in Sanok, Galicia, about 15 miles south of Sielnice and Dylągowa where his parents were born. Helena continued to write to Wiktor from Kazakhstan. She didn’t hear back until, in 1941, she received a postcard with a notation in Russian that read “addressee departed”. Those killed in the Katyn Forest Massacre included about 15,000 officers and soldiers in the Polish army, members of the police force, educators, and others. Continue reading

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Wiktor Dziurzyński and The Katyn Forest Massacre

A synopsis of the events surrounding the Katyn Forest Massacre in which Wiktor Dziurzyński was murdered Sign on the Road near Katyn “Memorial to the Polish Officers Who Perished in Katyn” On August 23, 1939 the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was signed by … Continue reading

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