Polish Villages

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Massacres Of Poles In Volhynia - Ethnic Cleansing - Volhynia - Events
... the settlement of Janowa Dolina, killing 600 people and burning down the entire village ... In one of the massacres, in the village of Lipniki, almost the entire family of Miroslaw Hermaszewski (Poland's only astronaut) was murdered along with about 180 inhabitants ... In another massacre, according to UPA reports, the Polish colonies of Kuty, in the Szumski region, and Nowa Nowica, in the Webski region, were liquidated for cooperation with the Gestapo ...

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    But I go with my friend to the shore of our little river, and with one stroke of the paddle, I leave the village politics and personalities, yes, and the world of villages and personalities behind, and pass into a delicate realm of sunset and moonlight, too bright almost for spotted man to enter without novitiate and probation.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    It is the art of mankind to polish the world, and every one who works is scrubbing in some part.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)