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UPA - Ukrainian Insurgent Army. How they killed poles in Volhynia (1943).


Yanek 3 | 29  
25 Aug 2008 /  #1
Massacre of Poles by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) in Volhynia, which took place in 1943, is a rare episode of World War II. His closest analogue is the destruction of the Serbs in the former Yugoslavia by the Croatian collaborators. A feature of the Polish massacre in Volyn compared with the destruction of the Serbs in Yugoslavia was very noticeable strategic importance of this ethnic cleansing. Massacre of Poles in Volhynia had an impact on the entire course of World War II.

regnum.ru/news/1045642.html

Read and think!
celinski 31 | 1,258  
25 Aug 2008 /  #2
It is now 61st Anniversary of the Ukrainian "Cleansing" of the Polish populace. It began in Wolyn and then spread to the areas of Polesie and Podole. There will be a wreath laying ceremony in Wroclaw at the Monument to the Slain in June. It was a terrifying chapter of the war for the Polish inhabitants of those areas, they were killed by their neighbours with whom they used to live peacefully. Those neighbours were antagonised and implored to "cleanse" the areas by the OUN/UPA elements. These calls were even blessed by the local Ukrainian priests (popi) ...

Monument to the Slain

kresy.co.uk/aniversary.html
joepilsudski 26 | 1,389  
25 Aug 2008 /  #3
I know of this, but the numbers, like they are many times in war, could be exagerrated...Possibly Poland, now that it is allied with the US in a 'defense pact' could possibly think of an attack on the Ukraine...but, wait, the US wants the Ukraine in NATO, too!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
25 Aug 2008 /  #4
They also killed like madmen in Warsaw during WWII, ruthless they were
Georgian 1 | 6  
25 Aug 2008 /  #5
joepilsudski

Seanus

they are here not to give good advices for Poles but becase they hate Jews. Free independent Ukraine is what Poland needs.
OP Yanek 3 | 29  
25 Aug 2008 /  #6
These calls were even blessed by the local Ukrainian priests (popi)

Yes, that is true. I have a big article in details and am going to translate it.
I am not sure if somebody will be reading this, because too many pages,
but we will see.

By the way, OUN/UPA actively participated in destroying of Belarussian villages. One of them is Khatyn.

One of the kids of those nationalists has a President position in Ukraine and his position is absolutely clear. It looks very similar to his friend Saakashvilli, both of them are fascists by their nature.

Poles, I do not understand why do you support these fascists?
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
25 Aug 2008 /  #7

Are you Russian ?
Piorun - | 658  
25 Aug 2008 /  #8
Poles, I do not understand why do you support these fascists?

I don’t understand why you pretend to be Polish. You’ve been watching too many episodes of pancerni haven’t you? Spewing typical Russian propaganda hate Georgians hate Ukrainians is that it?
Babinich 1 | 455  
25 Aug 2008 /  #9
When I was a child my grandmother read letters from our rodzina in the motherland. Events like these were passed on by my grandmother to me.

I am forever grateful to her for these times and will never forget the stories and histories she passed on to me.
OP Yanek 3 | 29  
25 Aug 2008 /  #10
I don't understand why you pretend to be Polish.

Because I am Polish. I am expressing my own opinion about the events and my political views on these events. I can tell you that you've got a lot of American and

western propaganda which does not allow you to think in another direction. If you want to show yourself as civil citizen of democratic state you probably should behave yourself in a proper manner. Am I right?

Your notes about Georgians and Ukrainians cost absolutely nothing, because
I am discussing only events which already happened and the role of some part of population in those events. I am positive that most of the people of above mentioned countries have another opinion about the events which happened during WW-II and the latest ones.

I am discoursing in this way: "If you are thief, you should go in prison" or "If you war criminal you should go under International Tribunal". That is about the people

who committed the crime. So, I like normal Georgians and Ukrainians, but I hate those who provoke the WW-III - Saakashvilli, US-schenko and others who supports such regimes. I understand that you probably have another opinion, because you head is full of pro-western propaganda and plus you have "pole's syndrome" against Russia and Germany.

But it's weird, why are you trying to forget about those Poles who were killed by Ukrainian nationalists in 1943-1944?
Borrka 37 | 594  
26 Aug 2008 /  #11
Because I am Polish

You may be Polish but your posting sounds like a product of the KGB web brigade lol.

Flame wars between Poles and Ukrainians ... many KGB dreams are made of it !
Ukrainian-Polish issues should be discussed among Poles and Ukes only - every Russian input is divide et impera intended.
Sasha 2 | 1,083  
26 Aug 2008 /  #12
Flame wars between Poles and Ukrainians ... many KGB dreams are made of it !

Don't think so since 60% of Russians have relatives in the Ukraine.
UPD: If you meant Russia by "KGB". :)
celinski 31 | 1,258  
26 Aug 2008 /  #13
Ukrainian-Polish issues should be discussed among Poles and Ukes only

IMO, OUN/UPA would not have acted the way they did had the standard of life and value of a human not been brought down to such a low value. Prior to 1939 Polish, Ukraine and I might add Jewish, lived in peace in the east. This turning on each other was survival of the fittest.
Piorun - | 658  
26 Aug 2008 /  #14
Yanek

Expressing your opinion is what this forum is all about and guess what? Yours can be different, No Problem there. One look at your profile is all I need to know.

Member Since: Aug 16, 08
Country, city: Poland, Warsaw
Latest Threads:
• UPA - Ukrainian Insurgent Army. How they killed poles in Volhynia (1943).
• Pole: What is your nationality? I am eurounian....

There is one missing since yesterday.
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Conclusion Politics is your greatest interest (OK no problem there)

Quotes:

And my opinion is that the Russia will never start the war if only somebody else
will not start it.

I like Russia leaders and they are real creators! Not destroyers as Bush or Saakashvilli....

Poles simply trying "to bite" Russia "for something", that's why they lick star-striped ass as much as they can. You should understand that US wants to capture Russia by somebody else hands.

People of the Poland do not play such dangerous games, because the result will be terrible.

Etc. etc.
All your sources so far were in Russian (at least the ones I looked at).

Really!!!
It’s OK for you to admit that you’re Russian. Members of this forum will still respect you, and debate you. Think of it as AA meeting which starts something like this: Hi my name is Yanek, I’m Russian and here’s what I think………………..
OP Yanek 3 | 29  
26 Aug 2008 /  #15
[quote=Piorun]
Really!!!
It’s OK for you to admit that you’re Russian. Members of this forum will still respect you, and debate you. Think of it as AA meeting which starts something like this: Hi my name is Yanek, I’m Russian and here’s what I think………………..

WOW! What a serious analysis! But you are mistaken, I am Polish with Belorussian roots... so what next!?
celinski 31 | 1,258  
26 Aug 2008 /  #16
Hi my name is Yanek, I’m Russian and here’s what I think………………..

Hi my name is Carol and reguardless of the roots of people posting, crimes and the criminals that commited them should be held accountable, even if just for the sake of showing the nation you are held to a universal standard.
Sokrates 8 | 3,346  
15 Feb 2009 /  #17
wanted discredit Ukrainians and undermine their fight for independence.

Ukraine didnt WIN its independence, it was GIVEN its independence by Russia, after what UPA did to Poles the only thing that stopped polish army from coming down on Ukraine like a ton of bricks was Russia and as it is you got off easy with only "operation Vistula" being carried out against UPA by the Poles.

Russia is no saint and in WW 2 it was only slightly better than Nazi Germany but whatever else happened before and afterwards Russia gave you your independence, without it you'd be on the receiving end of the polish guns.

By the time WW2 ended polish goverment drew up quite some plans for pacification of Ukraine and while you had your UPA with rifles and pistols Poland had nearly a quarter of a milion regular troops and again if not for Stalin you'd be invaded the second Germany surrendered so bend down and kiss Russias ass for giving you independence and protecting you from big bad Poles :)

Many killings committed against Poles in Volynia were done by covered up KGB men (

Bullshit, at the time the majority of the killings were done Ukraine was occupied by Germans and the killings were done by Ukrainians.

Should I suck your d+ck too? Because I don't recall any war started by Russians

Oh there was a lot of them, also there's been wars that you wanted to start but got attacked earlier like 1920 and 1941 :)
Nathan 18 | 1,363  
15 Feb 2009 /  #18
S*krat, I can use your full name because it is derogatory to a great Greek philosopher whose name you are using.
First of all, we fought Poles as long as we fought Russians. As you know many times we gave a good spanking - to both of ya. Ukrainians defended themselves on different fronts: Polish , Russian, German. Some viewed that with an alliance with Germany it will sooner be independent, others - considered Germany as a main agressor and defended their land in the Soviet army. Either side ultimately realized that the only way to become independent is to fight ferociously against all. Not having many men, many used teror as a tactic.

Second, how do you know if they were Ukrainians or Russians when even now after Ukraine is independent for 18 years, many Poles I talked to, don't have a slightest idea in language, cultural and historical differences between the two. It is a historical fact that KGB did put on UPA military form to discredit them. With this I don't want to say that UPA didn't kill Poles as well - they did.

Third, we always fought and I am proud of Ukraine. 400 years and still WE, UKRAINIANS, WON OUR INDEPENDANCE. russians tried to destroy it by killing writers, scientists, poets and even regular people who had a different opinion. People to whom I bent my head and knees fought for my country , paid by blood and resurrected it. Without them, there would be no Ukraine. Saying that russia gave us independance is sick and most importantly ignorant, but I know that you say that because you want to hurt, not because you know the truth.

Fourth, do you know that out of 8.7 million Soviet soldiers fallen in WW2, 1.4 million were ethnic Ukrainians? It is almost 17%. Those that fough is estimated between 4.5 and 7 millions (big gap because of ethnic factor discrepancies). Germans suffered 93% of their losses on the Estern front. Total loss by my country is estimated 7 million people during WW2. And you dare to say that somebody gave us freedom?!!!!!!!! I hate Soviet Union myself for what it did to many generations, but many Ukrainians also died on Polish fields fighting Germans along with your partisans. So Sokrates, be kind to the fallen and be grateful that they gave us whatever we have now.
Prince 15 | 590  
15 Feb 2009 /  #19
Poland supports your indpendence but Ukrainians should work much harder to save it.

Independend and democratic Ukraine is in Polish interest.
Sokrates 8 | 3,346  
15 Feb 2009 /  #20
First of all, we fought Poles as long as we fought Russians.

No you didnt, ruthenian nobles actually welcomed us and embraced our civilization becoming polish themselves :)

As you know many times we gave a good spanking - to both of ya.

No you didnt, we massacred your pathetic little rabble at Beresteczko and then repeatedly in other battles untill you ran to Russia for protection, then it was Russias turn to beat the crap out of you :)

Then directly after WW2 we have kicked your asses in Galicja, you never had a prayer against Poland.

Second, how do you know if they were Ukrainians or Russians when even now after Ukraine is independent for 18 years, many Poles I talked to, don't have a slightest idea in language, cultural and historical differences between the two.

We have thousands of accounts of polish survivors who lived there and did have an idea about the cultural differences between the two :)

Third, we always fought

And lost :) Ukraine has never won a single war, cossack uprisings were having fun untill we got our crap together and them you got massacred, Russia also massacred you and after WW1 taking Lwów was like taking candy from a baby, you were unable to organize even a remotely decent defence.

WON OUR INDEPENDANCE

Not really, you were given your independence by Russia, thats not really "winning it" is it ?

Fourth, do you know that out of 8.7 million Soviet soldiers fallen in WW2, 1.4 million were ethnic Ukrainians? It

That only proves you're good at dying in battles, hardly a good thing is it ?:)

So Sokrates, be kind to the fallen and be grateful that they gave us whatever we have now.

Oh i'm kind to our fallen, in fact i have great sympathy for Ukraine and i believe that its our future to work together i just enjoy pissing you off :)
Nathan 18 | 1,363  
15 Feb 2009 /  #21
Sokrates, I just leave you with battles, read and learn. I know you like to piss me off. I acknowledge that you are an ignorant daisy, but that's ok. Look at your answers to me, what kind of bla-blah answers are they? Please, write something supported, explanatory, smart, not like a kid who gabbles on his mother's tit. Come on, move up!

Ok, here are some important victories on my side:
Ostrog
Zhovti Vody
Korsun
Pylavtsi
Lviv
Zbarazh
Zboriv
Batih

In many of these battles as well as Berestechko, Poles bribed Tatars so they escaped from battlefield (pussy tactics on Polish account). In Berestechko, when bribed Tatars left, taking Chmelnickij as a hostage with them, cossacks fought like men and some gave their life holding Poles so the rest can safely retreat. And dear Sokrates, don't forget Sahaydachnyj, who in 1616 took 42,000 of cossacks to save Vladislav Vasa and Chodkiewicz from Turkish army at Khotin and sultan Osman ll retreated. Varna (10,000 navy destroyed), Synop, Kaffa were burned by cossacks in rescue of imprisoned christians. Before that they were considered unapproachable port fortresses.

For russians it was Konotop battle where they lost 30,000 men in one day! Before 20,000 Sahajdachnyj troops made some mess near Moskow ( pity he didn't burn it to the ashes) in 1617. russians can't stand his name up to this day.

I wish you could write at least as I did and not spittle this site with childish saliva. Otherwise, I wish you good luck and as you say "czapka z daszkiem"!
Prince 15 | 590  
15 Feb 2009 /  #22
For russians it was Konotop battle where they lost 30,000 men in one day!

Amazing part of Ukrainian history. Respect

Petro Andrusiv. Hetman Vyhovsky routes the tsar's
army near Konotop. 1659

Nathan 18 | 1,363  
15 Feb 2009 /  #23
Yanek found a russian site about UPA and how they killed Poles. Russians are not willing to show documents of Katyn' and keep on fabricating facts of WWll. Read real documents and don't listen to this russian agent trying to bring hostility to our relations. This is all they are about.
Sokrates 8 | 3,346  
15 Feb 2009 /  #24
HAIL MOTHER RUSSIA!!

Ps. Poland is so invading you Nathan:)
rafik 18 | 589  
15 Feb 2009 /  #25
Yanek

it always made me wonder why killing of the 15thousands of soldiers in katyń was called against a crime against the polish nation but the volynhia slaughter where 500.000 of the poles were killed is not worth mentioning in the polish media.
PolskaMan 2 | 147  
15 Feb 2009 /  #26
As far as i recall polish kids kicked our ass at Lwów :)

Good time ;]

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JulietEcho 3 | 100  
16 Feb 2009 /  #27
Yanek found a russian site about UPA and how they killed Poles.

- "our" relataions? We need constructive Russian relations, but we need ukraine like a pimple on our a@#$@... Relations with animals that murder their civilian neighbours, at night, with a usage of hammer? Dont let the truth blind you, but you're sick on the head.
Nathan 18 | 1,363  
16 Feb 2009 /  #28
Why are you afraid of "ass" word, Juliet? Do you consider it to be a less important part of the body than your mouth? You called me and millions of other people animals. Well, you and I are animals anyway. But yes, build your relations with whomever you want. I just said about Yanek's site which is neihter Polish , nor Ukrainian which makes it greatly suspicious, don't you think so. Of course, there were killings, otherwise, we would be a part of Great Poland or Great Russia right now. Some chose this type of persuasion, because others failed to convince yuo in the long run of bloody history, where you behaved in a much worse way.
Easy_Terran 3 | 312  
16 Feb 2009 /  #29
You called me and millions of other people animals.

UPA w Paroślach morduje 149 polaków w 9.02.1943
swiadek W.Kołodyński: Rodzice mieli głowy rozrąbane na pół. Mamy długi warkocz był odcięty. W głowie ojca pozostawiona siekiera (...) W kołysce najmłodsza Bogusia, w wieku 1,5 roku, uderzona była siekierą w czoło. Przez dłuższy czas była w konwulsjach, które miotały kołyską.


UPA murders 149 Poles in Porośle, on Feb 9 1943.
A witness, W. Kołodyński: my parents had their head cut in half. My mum's long tail was cut off. An axe was left in my father's head. (...) In a craddle was the youngest, Bogusia, about 1.5 yo, hit by the axe in her head. She lived for some time, her convulsions moved the craddle.

NAZIS didn't do "better" job than you did.
Tfu!
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
16 Feb 2009 /  #30
De-Russification of Uks is one of our most important tasks of this century and It doesn't really matter If they like us or not, who cares anyway ?

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