The yellowing papers known as the Majchrzycka archive were secretly copied by Home Army soldier Jadwiga Majchrzycka and provide key evidence of the Soviet Union’s massacre of Polish officers at Katyń in 1940.
Polish officials marked the 82nd anniversary of the massacre of Polish POWs by the Soviet secret police NKVD on Wednesday, with the Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, urging for the crime of Katyn not to be forgotten.
Correspondent Paweł Żuchowski had been at the Arlington National Cemetery with his son Wiktor to lay flowers at the grave of a Polish-born soldier of the US Marine Corp who died in Afghanistan in 2008 when they saw the President and First Lady walking towards them.
Poland's defence minister has paid tribute to Poles killed serving their country in military operations outside Poland.
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