Several dozen people, including Baltimore leaders and Polish dignitaries, gathered in Harbor East on Saturday to remember the 22,000 people killed in the Katyn Forest Massacre in 1940.
In 1990, the Soviet Union acknowledged committing mass executions of Polish citizens. Since then, memorials and events have been held to remember the victims whose bodies were left in mass graves.
In Baltimore, the Katyn Remembrance event is held every April around a gilded monument to innocent victims.
"It is important that we never forget," City Councilman Zeke Cohen told the crowd at the National Katyn Memorial at President and Aliceanna streets. He and several other...