From the liner notes of Bound for Glory’s Death and Defiance:
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“This song is in respect to the fallen Polish officers and intellectuals that were systematically rounded up, taken from their homes, and executed.
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Russia’s parliament in November 2010 finally declared Stalin responsible for ordering the Katyn massacre of Polish officers in World War II, a crime Moscow spent decades blaming on the German Nazis.
The Katyn Massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest Massacre (Polish: zbrodnia katyńska, ‘Katyń crime’), was a mass murder of thousands Polish military officers, policemen, intellectuals and civilian prisoners of war by Soviet NKVD, based on a proposal from Lavrentiy Beria to execute all members the Polish Officer Corps dated March 5, 1940. 2,261 more words
Two of the most honestly gruesome films of barbaric atrocities in modern times ever made are the Russian film The Chekist and the Polish film… 1,564 more words