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Didn't the soviet union also invade poland??


I seem to remember that hitler and stalin were allies when poland was invaded, and the boys "split" the profits by both invading that country.

Did anyone in this movie actually mention WHO was invading poland??

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The Nazis are shown at the beginning of the film, and it's stated at the end
that the Nazis attacked Warsaw, but that most of its citizens eventually died
from illness and starvation, "not the Nazis." So it was mentioned a few times.

Whatever the Soviet involvement was at the time, the film was made in 1944,
when the Soviets were still officially U.S. allies, so no blame would have been
pointed at them at that point. After the war, of course, the Soviets descended
on Poland like a pack of hyenas. Even during the war, they managed to pull off
a few schemes such as the Katyn massacre, which they cleverly blamed on the
Nazis. It's only been relatively recently that they finally, and reluctantly,
took the blame for that incident; the memorial service which was to take place
this year for the Katyn slaughter didn't happen due to the plane crash that
killed the Polish President and many other members of the Polish government,
who were on their way to attend it. Putin probably wasn't too broken up about
that.




I'm not crying, you fool, I'm laughing!

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"the memorial service which was to take place
this year for the Katyn slaughter didn't happen due to the plane crash that
killed the Polish President and many other members of the Polish government,
who were on their way to attend it. Putin probably wasn't too broken up about
that."

I am glad you said "crash" and not "accident." BIG DIFFERENCE.

"Soviets"
"memorial service" (for Katyn)
"Polish President"
"Polish government"
"plane crash"

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Strange how things happen is it not?????? The film suddenly becomes so much more important by shedding light on history. Fascinating.

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"the memorial service which was to take place
this year for the Katyn slaughter didn't happen due to the plane crash that
killed the Polish President and many other members of the Polish government,
who were on their way to attend it. Putin probably wasn't too broken up about
that."

I am glad you said "crash" and not "accident." BIG DIFFERENCE.

"Soviets"
"memorial service" (for Katyn)
"Polish President"
"Polish government"
"plane crash"

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Strange how things happen is it not?????? The film suddenly becomes so much more important by shedding light on history. Fascinating.

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