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The Soviet invasion of Poland was a Soviet military operation t...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
The Soviet invasion of Poland was a Soviet military operation that started without a formal declaration of war on 17 September 1939. On that morning, 16 days after Nazi Germany invaded Poland from the west, the Soviet Union invaded Poland from the east. The invasion and battle lasted for the following 20 days and ended on 6 October 1939 with the two-way division and annexation of the entire territory of the Second Polish Republic by both Germany and the Soviet Union. The joint German-Soviet invasion
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The Horror, the Horror

The New York Review of Books - 19 Jan 2018
He is best known for a cycle of short stories entitled Red Cavalry, a fictionalized account of his experiences as a Bolshevik war correspondent with a Cossack regiment during the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1920. Lionel Trilling, who introduced Babel ...
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Striving for Historical Justice

Harvard Political Review - 16 Jan 2018
The secret Ribbentrop-Molotov pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union led to the joint invasion of Poland in 1939. This occupation resulted in countless crimes, including genocide, the elimination of Polish societal elites, religious persecution ...
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Russian minister warns against reviving Nazis at exhibition

Houston Chronicle - 19 Jan 2018
"We all should decisively counter such very dangerous trends." After Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, the extermination of Jews began. According to one panel in the exhibition, "2.7 million people were shot, burned, buried alive ...
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Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2017

Council on Foreign Relations (blog) - 27 Dec 2017
In 1938, the elder Brzezinski was posted to Montreal, where the family avoided the German and Soviet invasion of Poland. The family stayed in Canada after the war, deterred by Poland's newfound place behind the Iron Curtain. These formative years ...
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1968, Turbulent Year In World History, Remembered In New Exhibit

Forward - 17 Jan 2018
Another photograph shows Soviet military forces passing through Poland after their invasion of Czechoslovakia. The exhibition also includes images from movies starring Jewish actors: Molly Picon in a scene from the film “How to Be A Jewish Mother ...
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Poland's marks 78th anniversary of Soviet invasion - 17 Sep 2017
The Soviet Union invaded Poland without formally declaring war, as agreed in a secret pre-war Nazi-Soviet Pact, taking half a million Polish soldiers prisoner. The attack was followed by Soviet occupation and massive deportations. Historians say the ...
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100 Years of Communism

Dartmouth Review - 09 Jan 2018
The immediate push of the fledgling Soviets to expand their evil empire was not so evanescent. With the intention of aiding communist movements in Germany and Western Europe in February 1919, the Red Army poured into newly-independent Poland as part of ...
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Stansfield Turner, Who Headed CIA Under Carter, Dies At 94

Brinkwire (press release) - 21 Jan 2018
under Mr. Turner, the C.I.A. mounted covert actions aimed at Moscow, Warsaw and Prague, printing and distributing magazines and journals in Poland and Czechoslovakia, circulating the written work of dissidents in the Soviet Union, placing fax machines ...
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Japan's 'Schindler': A genuine hero tangled in a web of myth

The Times of Israel - 04 Jan 2018
A secret Christian? A hero? Definitely a good man; his deeds were recognized in 1984 by Israel, which bestowed upon him the title of Righteous Among the Nations, and posthumously by Japan in 2000. Born in 1900, during his short stint in 1939-40 as the ...
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'Surviving the Madmen's War': A Talk with Basia Jaworska

Martha's Vineyard Times - 27 Dec 2017
According to a press release, as part of the library's winter/spring “Impact of War on Community” series, Basia will share her exploration into both of her parents' wartime experiences during WWII in Poland, in search of answers to their physical ...
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Prague Spring: dream for 'human' socialism crushed

Digital Journal - 02 Jan 2018
At 11:00 pm on August 20, 1968, about 200,000 Soviet soldiers backed by others from the GDR, Hungary, Poland and Bulgaria sweep into Czechoslovakia. Their numbers quickly rise to 600,000. NATO leaders do nothing but mouth protests at what Moscow ...
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Chilmark: Year of the Dog

Martha's Vineyard Times - 02 Jan 2018
She will share her exploration into both of her parents' wartime experiences during WWII in Poland, in search of answers to their physical, emotional, and psychological survival during and after the war. Both their teenage lives were upended by the ...
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The WWII Invasion Russia Forgets And Poland Mourns

Newsweek - 18 Sep 2017
Poland regards itself as a country invaded by two totalitarian regimes in World War II, and in post-Soviet times the Kremlin issued numerous signals that it will follow in Germany's footsteps and accept responsibility for Soviet atrocities during the ...
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No shades of grey in Hindi films

The Asian Age - 19 Jan 2018
Britain is the last bastion, after France and Belgium have followed Poland, erstwhile Czechoslovakia and Holland in surrendering to the Nazi invaders. The dissension within the Tory Party as to who is to lead and how to deal with Hitler is the dramatic ...
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'One Long Night' Tells Harrowing History Of Concentration Camps

WBUR - 29 Dec 2017
By Andrea Pitzer. The cover of "One Long Night: A Global History Of Concentration Camps," by Andrea Pitzer. (Courtesy Hachette Book Group). By the time she was loaded into a cattle car bound for Auschwitz, Krystyna Żywulska had endured multiple traumas ...

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