Katyn Remembered

Katyn Remembered (HMXK)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21202
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.977', W 76° 36.059'

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When duty called they answered.When they refused the embrace of Stalin—they died. Now we commend them to the agesto be included amongst history's martyrs.

In 1939, the Soviet Union in league with Nazi Germany attacked Poland taking into captivity thousands of its defenders. In 1940, after first being individually interrogated for potential political reliability, more than 20,000 military officers were then, one by one, brutally murdered, many being buried in mass graves in Katyn Forest near Smolensk, Russia.

Despite overwhelming evidence that the Soviets committed the Katyn massacre, they continued to deny the crime and to blame Germany. The United States and Great Britain essentially remained quiet about the issue until the Soviet Union admitted guilt in 1989. No one in the Soviet Union has ever been punished for this atrocity.

American Polania and its friends dedicate this monument as a permanent tribute to all mistreated prisoners of war, with the Katyn forest massacre serving as an extreme example. All are remembered here in prayer and reflection.

Jezeli Aapomne O Nich. Ty Boze W. Niebie Zapomnij O Mnie. · Should I forget them may God in Heaven forget me. —Adam Mickiewicz
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361918 N 4349398
Decimal Degrees39.28295000, -76.60098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.977', W 76° 36.059'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 58.62" N, 76° 36' 3.54" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 707 S President St, Baltimore MD 21202, US
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