The "Polish Operation" of the NKVD

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Report on Leokadia Goliniewska

Leokadia Goliniewska – born 1927 or 1928 in Leningrad, where she attended a Polish school until its closure. Her father Jan was arrested in December 1937 and shot as a Polish spy. In spring 1942, together with her mother, she was evacuated from Leningrad under siege to Achinsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai); soon thereafter her mother died.