Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Transfiguration

УКРАЇНСЬКA КАТОЛИЦЬКA ЦЕРКВА ПРЕОБРАЖЕННЯ ГОСПОДНЬОГО


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70th anniversary of “Operation Vistula (Wisla)”

Operation WislaApril 28-29 marks the 70th anniversary of the horrific “Operation Vistula (Wisla)”: the forced deportation of approximately 140,775 Ukrainians from their traditional territory which in 1945 became part of Poland.

During the Operation, thousands of people died. This act of ethnic cleansing perpetrated by the Communist authorities was a clear attempt to destroy the Ukrainian population by moving them westward and limiting their concentration in a foreign territory (which had been annexed from Germany).

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