11/06/2024 – Katyn 1940: The Story of a Massacre

11/06/2024 5:30 pm - 11/06/2024 7:00 pm

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Castle Way, Carlisle, UK

Katyn 1940: The Story of a Massacre

Max Loth-Hill

Date: Tuesday 11th June 2024
Venue: Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life (in Carlisle Castle)
Doors: 5:30pm for a 6:00pm start

In this talk, Max will tell the story of the mass murder of around 22,000 Polish POWs by the Soviets in the Katyn forest in 1940. Max will tell this story by focussing on the individual stories of some of the victims from captivity to execution, before discussing the discovery and exhumation of the mass graves by the Germans in 1943 as well as the wider ramifications of the massacre and its legacy.

Places are limited so CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets online today.

Alternatively, tickets can be purchased by phoning the Museum on 01228 532774, or in person at the front desk.

Tickets for this talk are £4 for members of our Friends Group, or £5 for non-members

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