Corpses of communist terror
27th July 2012
Investigators have found what they believe could be the first of 240 victims of communist murders lying in an unmarked grave in a Warsaw cemetery.
The bones were discovered in an unmarked grave
The search is part of a widespread campaign to locate the last resting places of hundreds of people killed under Poland’s Stalinist government in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Among the victims was General Emil Fieldorf, a famed Home Army commander executed after a show trial in 1953 and presumed buried in Warsaw.
Forensic scientists and archaeologists digging in the capital’s Powazki cemetery unearthed two skeletons, both of which showed signs of execution.
Although he stressed it was early days in the investigation, Dr Lukasz Szleszk ...
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