Chojnice Nazi massacre

Chojnice, Poland, was the site of multiple Nazi massacres. The town was captured on September 1, 1939, the first day of World War 2, and Germans began murdering locals by the end of the month. In January 1945, with defeat approaching, they executed hundreds of captive Polish resistance fighters in the woods outside town and burned their bodies. But they left behind bone fragments, bullets and shell casings, and buttons and other artifacts. Using modern archaeological techniques, including lasers and ground-penetrating radar, that site has now been located. Read story here. Photo below: Red dots mark gravesites.

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