You are correct. Approximately 1 in 5 Poles died, or something extraordinary like that. Some FReeper no doubt can supply the correct figures.
The Polish intelligentsia and business classes were targeted for extermination by the Nazis. And the ones the Nazis didn't get, the Soviets did. Those who did manage to escape the country were not welcomed back by the Soviet puppets who ran Poland after the war.
posted on 06/21/2007 11:32:19 AM PDT
(The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
Not just the Nazis, remember Katyn Forest.
posted on 06/21/2007 11:56:36 AM PDT
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