Forthcoming book by JV Koshiw

Exterminated

Eighty years ago, the Soviets shot of over 14,000 political prisoners in West Ukraine. In the new year, a book by JV Koshiw will be published under the provisional title of Exterminated. It will be the first book which analysis each of the twenty-six prisons of West Ukraine where the killings took place. It also places the executions in the context of the other atrocities which took place in West Ukraine and its relation to the Great Terror in the Soviet Union.

 

The book chapters:

1. The 23 August 1939 Soviet-Nazi pact to divide eastern Europe

2. The September 1939 German and Soviet invasions and occupations of Poland

3. The October 1939 creation of Soviet West Ukraine and West Belarus

4. The 10 February 1940 deportation of 148,000 settlers from Soviet West Ukraine and West Belarus

5. The April and May 1940 shooting of 26,000 Polish soldiers and officials

6. The April 1940 deportation to Kazakhstan of 60,000 family members of the executed Polish soldiers and officials

7. The 10 June 1940 deportation of 76,000 refugees from German occupied Poland to force labour camps

8. The deportation of over 10,000 refugees from Carpatho-Ukraine to force labour camps

9. The OUN confronts the Soviet occupation of West Ukraine

10. Soviets react with imprisonments, executions, and deportations

11. Eve of Nazi-Soviet war, the political prisoners in West Ukraine prisons

12. Nazi invasion of USSR on 22 June 1941 and the execution of 14,000 political prisoners

13. Two thousand political prisoners shot in Volyn Oblast

14. Three hundred political prisoners shot in Rivne Oblast

15. Two thousand political prisoners shot in Drohobych Oblast

16. Five thousand political prisoners shot in Lviv Oblast

17. One thousand political prisoners shot in Stanyslav Oblast

18. One thousand political prisoners shot in Ternopil Oblast

19. Two hundred political prisoners shot in Chernivtsi Oblast

20. Who was Who among political prisoners of West Ukraine

21. Bibliography