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Memos suggest US hid evidence of Soviet massacre during WWII (Katyn forrest massacre)
Fox News ^ | Published September 10, 2012 | Associated Press

Posted on 09/11/2012 6:08:38 AM PDT by Eurotwit

The most dramatic revelation so far is the evidence of the secret codes sent by the two American POWs — something historians were unaware of and which adds to evidence that the Roosevelt administration knew of the Soviet atrocity relatively early on.

The declassified documents also show the United States maintaining that it couldn't conclusively determine guilt until a Russian admission in 1990 — a statement that looks improbable given the huge body of evidence of Soviet guilt that had already emerged decades earlier. Historians say the new material helps to flesh out the story of what the U.S. knew and when.

The Soviet secret police killed the 22,000 Poles with shots to the back of the head. Their aim was to eliminate a military and intellectual elite that would have put up stiff resistance to Soviet control. The men were among Poland's most accomplished — officers and reserve officers who in their civilian lives worked as doctors, lawyers, teachers, or as other professionals. Their loss has proven an enduring wound to the Polish nation.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: katynforest; poland; russia; sovietapologists; stalin; waronterror; worldwartwo

1 posted on 09/11/2012 6:08:47 AM PDT by Eurotwit
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To: Eurotwit
It found that Roosevelt's administration suppressed public knowledge of the crime

Ideological predecessors of the mob that is currently 'fundamentally' changing the USA.

2 posted on 09/11/2012 6:18:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Of course the information was suppressed, FDR’s cabinet was rife with Soviet sympathisers, apologists, and other dupes.


3 posted on 09/11/2012 6:20:20 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Eurotwit

Excellent Post. The Soviets were allies of convenience. I read that Churchill and the British government in the early days of the war had a propaganda program to convince the people the Soviets were a trustful ally. Then after the war when the Soviets were taking eastern Europe, the government had a difficult time mustering public support to oppose the Soviets. They had done too good of a job. I suspect the same was true in the US to a lesser degree added with all the Soviet sympathizers in the Roosevelt administration.


4 posted on 09/11/2012 6:27:01 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Eurotwit

These are the people who diligently handed over every anti-Stalinist they could find to the NKVD for horrible deaths in the Gulag.


5 posted on 09/11/2012 6:31:39 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Eurotwit

Related article here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2929339/posts


6 posted on 09/11/2012 6:53:10 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Eurotwit

We were in a war for Pete’s sake. The amount of material that was kept secret is immeasurable. In war the first casualty is ALWAYS truth.


7 posted on 09/11/2012 6:54:17 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Eurotwit

2010: Polish President, National Leaders Killed in Plane Crash

They were flying in from Warsaw to mark 70 years since the Katyn massacre of thousands of Poles by Soviet forces.

Putin?


8 posted on 09/11/2012 6:55:03 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Eurotwit

Two Related articles:

War-time allies hushed up Katyn massacre of Poles: documents

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/11/us-usa-poland-katyn-idUSBRE88A0O020120911?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29

US ‘hushed up’ Soviet guilt over Katyn

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19552745

Those who do this scale of evil still live. We must never forget that. Especially on 9/11


9 posted on 09/11/2012 6:55:42 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Eurotwit

10 posted on 09/11/2012 6:58:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Texas Fossil

11 posted on 09/11/2012 6:59:47 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Eurotwit

Related thread here

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2929018/posts


12 posted on 09/11/2012 7:01:28 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Java4Jay

No coincidence.


13 posted on 09/11/2012 7:12:03 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: dfwgator

Yep. Never Forget.


14 posted on 09/11/2012 7:13:11 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Eurotwit
didn't poland's current government recently suffer a similar haircut when a russian plane carrying a large portion of their government missed a landing vector and dug into the landing field?

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15 posted on 09/11/2012 7:13:59 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Eurotwit

During the war it was understandable tho wrong.

The worst thing is the U.S. kept aping the Soviet line after the war. The red cross investigated during the war and said there was no doubt, it was the Russians who committed the atrocity.

I can recall reading in “National Review” during the 70s, that Radio Free Europe was still repeating the Soviet lies.


16 posted on 09/11/2012 7:33:14 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: Eurotwit
Roosevelt was to the 1930's and early 1940's what Obama is to the 2008 - 2012 era.

The difference is that back in FDR's time they weren't quite so open and overt about trying to destroy America.


17 posted on 09/11/2012 7:39:05 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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18 posted on 09/11/2012 7:40:26 AM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: Elle Bee

Gun shots recorded at crash site

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KMxMiXllik

Cameraman is now dead


19 posted on 09/11/2012 7:58:12 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Eurotwit

One could say that Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Birchers knew very well what they were talking about...


20 posted on 09/11/2012 8:55:32 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Eurotwit
The Soviet secret police killed the 22,000 Poles with shots to the back of the head.

BTW - one Soviet scumbucket was personally involved in most of the killings, aside from the arch-demon Stalin himself:

Vasili Blokhin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasili_Blokhin

He drank himself to death. Probably saw those thousands and thousands of faces of the men he murdered all day, every day.

21 posted on 09/11/2012 9:01:21 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: dfwgator

Thanks for that, I just did a quick title search for this story.

Glad to see it posted and widely discussed.

And, yeah I agree with you that the decision to keep it hush even after the war and all the while during the cold war is perhaps extra baffling, which is why I chose the excerpt that I did.

Hope all is well with you.

Cheers.


22 posted on 09/11/2012 11:15:00 AM PDT by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Eurotwit
Stalin was a monster and even Churchill said he would be allies with Satan if he would join the fight against Hitler. Funny how the Germans didn't show all of the men, women and children buried at Babi Yar.
23 posted on 09/11/2012 3:46:12 PM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Eurotwit.
...adds to evidence that the Roosevelt administration knew of the Soviet atrocity relatively early on.
It's just a coincidence, just as it was a coincidence that no aircraft carriers were destroyed at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.


24 posted on 05/22/2013 8:30:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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