Opportunity at Katyn

First, a tragedy that almost sinks beneath the weight of a huge historical coincidence.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

First, a tragedy that almost sinks beneath the weight of a huge historical coincidence. A plane carrying the political and military elite of today’s Polish society crashes, killing everybody aboard, while bringing them to Katyn forest to commemorate the murder of a previous generation of the same elite by Stalin’s secret police in 1940.

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