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Topic

In the inhuman land – enslavement, starvation, disease

Date

1940.05.08 - 1941.09.15

Location

Białystok, prison, Szosa Południowa (Kopernika Street 21) Vitebsk (Belarus), NKVD prison, Surazhska Street (Gagarina Street 2) Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast)

Witness

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Across the Baltic States – the fates of the internees

Date

1940.07.12 - 1941.08.24

Location

Wyłkowyszki (Lithuania), internment camp Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Ponoy (Russia, Murmansk Oblast), POW forced labor camp Suzdal (Russia, Vladimir Oblast), NKVD special camp (Spaso- Evfimiev Monastery), Lenin Street 135k8

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The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.27 - 1941.08.20

Location

Grabowiec (Zamość district) Hrubieszów Włodzimierz (Włodzimierz Wołyński, Ukraine), transit camp Kowel (now in Ukraine) Zdołbunów (now in Ukraine) Brody (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Ponikwa (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Podhorce (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Kamionka Las (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Angielówka (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Tarnopol (now in Ukraine) Podwołoczyska (Ukraine) Winnica (now in Ukraine) Poltava (Ukraine) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

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Topic

The Gulag Archipelago – Arkhangelsk Oblast

Date

1939.12 - 1941.08.27

Location

Plesetsk (Russia, Arkhangelsk Oblast) Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

The Gulag Archipelago – Povolzhye (Volga Region)

Date

1940.04.08 - 1941.12.15

Location

Lwów (now in Ukraine) Samarlag (Russia, Samara Oblast)

Witness

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Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.17 - 1941.08

Location

Baranowicze (now in Belarus), NKVD remand center, Fralankowa Street 50 Kozelsk (Russia, Kaluga Oblast), NKVD POW camp (Optina Pustyn) Kryvyi Rih (Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Ukhta (Russia, Komi Republic) Kniazhpogost (Russia, Komi Republic) Talitsa (Russia, Ivanovskaya Oblast), NKVD camp for POWs

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Topic

In exile – Arkhangelsk Oblast

Date

1940.02.10 - 1942.06.15

Location

Kharitonovo (Russia, Arkhangelsk Oblast) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.19 - 1941.08.26

Location

Złoczów (Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Shepetivka (Ukraine), transit camp Ostróg (now in Ukraine), transit camp (Barracks of the 19th Volhynian Uhlan Regiment) Zahorce Wielkie (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Ural

Date

1940.02.10 - 1942.02

Location

Sverdlovsk Oblast (Russia) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.19 - 1941.09.04

Location

Łuck (now in Ukraine) Olesko (Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Jaryczów Stary (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Brody (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Skvyra (Ukraine) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast)

Witness

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Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1939.09.18 - 1941.08

Location

Równe (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Shepetivka (Ukraine), transit camp Novohrad-Volynskyi (Ukraine), transit camp Marhanets (Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Talitsa (Russia, Ivanovskaya Oblast), NKVD camp for POWs

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Arkhangelsk Oblast

Date

1940.02.10 - 1942.02

Location

Kotlas (Russia, Arkhangelsk Oblast) Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Chokpak (Kazakhstan)

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Komi Republic

Date

1941.04.09 - 1942.02.02

Location

Kiev (Ukraine), Lukyanivska Prison, Dehtiarivska Street 13 Vorkutlag (Russia, Komi Republic) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Ural

Date

1940.02.10 - 1942.02.05

Location

Ozerki (Russia, Sverdlovsk Oblast) Margilan (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Arkhangelsk Oblast

Date

1940.02.10 - 1942.04.04

Location

Chkalov (Orenburg, Russia, Orenburg Oblast) Chokpak (Kazakhstan)

Witness

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Topic

The epilogue to September 1939 – Polish soldiers in Soviet captivity

Date

1937 - 1942.03

Location

Warsaw Brody (Ukraine) Zdołbunów (now in Ukraine), train station Shepetivka (Ukraine), transit camp Kiev (Ukraine) Novohrad-Volynskyi (Ukraine), transit camp Żytyń Wielki (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Hoszcza (now in Ukraine), POW forced labor camp Zborów (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Brody (now in Ukraine), forced labor camp for POWs Złoczów (now in Ukraine) Tarnopol (now in Ukraine) Starobilsk (Ukraine), NKVD POW camp Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

The Gulag Archipelago – Komi Republic

Date

1940.03.23 - 1941.09.23

Location

Krzemieniec (Ukraine), NKVD prison, Sanatorijna Street 1 Kirovohrad (Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine), NKVD prison, Kuropyatnikova Street 50 Komi Republic (Russia) Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast)

Witness

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Topic

The Gulag Archipelago – Komi Republic

Date

1940.07.01 - 1942.02.04

Location

Białystok Sevzheldorlag (Russia, Komi Republic) Syktyvkar (Russia, Komi Republic) Chkalov (Orenburg, Russia, Orenburg Oblast) Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Kagan (Uzbekistan) Guzar (Uzbekistan)

Witness

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Topic

The Gulag Archipelago – Komi Republic

Date

1940.02.21 - 1942.04.01

Location

Rawa Ruska (Ukraine), NKVD prison Kherson (Ukraine), prison, Perekopska Street 10 Komi Republic (Russia) Totskoye (Russia, Orenburg Oblast) Farab (Kazakhstan)

Witness

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Topic

In exile – Siberia

Date

1940.02.10 - 1941.12

Location

Barnaul (Russia, Altai Krai) Lugovoy (Kazakhstan)