NKVD massacre in Lviv (Lwów) The massacres in this city began immediately after German attack of Soviet Union, on 22 June 1941 and continued until 28 June. Before fleeing the German advance the Soviet NKVD murdered thousands of Ukrainian and Polish civilians, mainly members of the city’s intelligentsia. Unable to evacuate them in time, the NKVD slaughtered their prisoners en masse during the week of 22-28 June 1941.
Representatives of the German High Command, headed by General Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel directed to the signing of the Act of Unconditional Surrender of Germany. May 8, Berlin, Karlhorst. Location: Berlin, Germany Date: 05/08/1945