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Forthcoming book on the June 1941 massacres in West Ukraine prisons

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To mark the 80th anniversary of the shooting by the Soviets of over 11,000 political prisoners in West Ukraine, a book by JV Koshiw will be published under the provisional title of Exterminators.


The chapters of the book are:

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. Accounting the political prisoners

21. Bibliography

22. Index

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