Residents of Bochnia are executed in retaliation for an attack on a German police station by the "White Eagle" resistance organization. [LCID: 61348b]

Execution of Poles near Bochnia

German police execute a group of Poles at the edge of the Uzbornia Grove just outside of Bochnia. 
Altogether, 51 residents of Bochnia and the vicinity were shot in reprisal for an assault on a German police station by members of the Polish underground organization "Orzel Bialy" (White Eagle) on 16 December 1939. Bochnia, Krakow, Poland, December 18, 1939. 


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