Genealogy Projects tagged with Second World War on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Katyn 1940

    KATYN 1940 Please add profiles of Polish officers who were murdered in Katyn area (including i.e. Kharkiv, Mednoye, Ostashkiv) in the spring of 1940. The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre, was a mass execution of Polish nationals carried out by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), the Soviet secret police, in April and May 1940. The massacre was pro...

  • Ahlem Work Camp

    This project describes the Hannover-Ahlen work camp. This camp was an underdepartment of the Concentration camp Neuengamme, positioned in Ahlen at Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany. This smaller camp was a forced labour camp for a large industrial company. Among others, the two US soldiers Vernon Tott ("The angel of Ahlem") and Henry Kissinger (later US statesman and Nobel laureate) were involv...