The flat square graves do not rise above ground level. This symbolises over half a century of silence and lies about the Katyn Massacre. They become visible only near the slope of the burial mound.

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Portret Eugeniusza Mikuckiego

Krysia Mikucka and Staś Mikucki

the children of Second Lieutenant Eugeniusz Mikucki, who was murdered and buried in Katyn

read by Jodie Baltazar

Portret Ferdynanda Goetela

Ferdynand Goetel

a witness to the German exhumations

read by Vergil Smith

Nagrobek Józefa Trepiaka

Józef Trepiak

a diary written in a 1939 calendar, exhumed from the death pits

read by Philip Lenkovsky