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Plaque commemorates the 15000 Polish Prisoners of War who were murdered by the Soviet Security NKVD on Joseph Stalin's orders in April 1940 in Katyn and in other places within the former U.S.S.R. The plaque commemorates the 55th anniversary of the event.
|Address:||164 Harrington Street, St Marys Cathedral, Hobart, 7000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.88263|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 17th April, 1995|
In memory of 15,000 Polish Prisoners of War murdered by the Soviet Security NKVD on Stalin's orders in April 1940 in Katyn and in other places in USSR
Polskich jengow wojennych pomordowanych przez sowiecke NKWD na Rozkaz Stalina w kwietnie 1940 roku w Katyniu i innych miejscach na terenie risji sowieckiej
R. I. P.
Presented by the Polish Ex-Servicemen's Association, Hobart, 0n 17th April, 1995 to commemorate the 55th anniversary of this tragic event
This memorial plaque
was funded by a grant
from Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995