Katyn massacre

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A Memorial consisting of three crosses standing on a large brick pedestal. Each cross bears a name - Katyn, Kharkiv, or Mednoye.
Katyn-Kharkiv-Mednoye memorial
Map of the sites related to the Katyn massacre
Cairt o the steids relatit tae the Katyn massacre

The Katyn massacre, an aw kent as the Katyn Forest massacre (Pols: zbrodnia katyńska, mord katyński, 'Katyń crime'; Roushie: Катынский расстрел Katynskij ra'sstrel 'Katyn shooting'), wis a mass execution o Pols citizens carried oot bi the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), the Soviet secret police, in Aprile an Mey 1940, durin the Seicont Warld War.