Previous
Next
Soviet Counterstrike

Room 8a.  Soviet Re-Occupation of the Borderlands (1944-45)

Barbara

Member of the Home Army (Wilenska AK) in Wilno area, North Eastern Borderlands.

Listen to her narrative

Read the transcript

View the Gallery

Facts

4 January 1944, units of the 1st Ukrainian Front crossed the pre-war Polish border in pursuit of the retreating Germans.  16 March 1943 the Soviets decreed the recruitment of Poles in the former “eastern borderlands” into Berling’s Army…

Read more

Testimonials

To follow…