History of War

THE FORMATION OF ANDERS ARMY

“THE NKVD (SOVIET SECRET POLICE) IMMEDIATELY BEGAN THE DEPORTATIONS OF POLES TO THE UNINHABITABLE WASTELANDS OF THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO – EFFECTIVELY SENTENCING THEM TO SLOW DEATHS FROM HARD LABOUR, DISEASE AND STARVATION”

Enabled by the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, the Soviet Union followed Germany’s lead and invaded Poland on the 17 September 1939, this time from the east. Caught

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