The area of the cemetery is a symbolic grave. From a distance–seems flat. Up close has the shape of a burial mound surrounded by a “wall of memory”. Next to, there are 4 cast-iron slabs symbolising different religions whose followers were buried in Katyn.

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Portret Józefa Mackiewicz

Józef Mackiewicz

a witness to the German exhumations

read by Vergil Smith

Portret Teofila Rubasińskiego

Teofil Ryszard Rubasiński

one of the discoverers of the pit of death in Katyń

read by Aidan Hoyle

Portret Józefa Czapskiego

Józef Czapski

prisoner of the camp in Starobelsk

read by Philip Lenkovsky