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List of massacres in Poland

The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Poland (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Gdańsk massacre 1308 Gdańsk (Danzig) 10,000
Massacre of Praga November 4, 1794 Praga, Warsaw 6000 killed or wounded
Białystok pogrom June 14–16, 1906 Białystok 81-88
Częstochowa massacre
(Bloody Monday)
September 4, 1939 Częstochowa 88-200 killed
Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz)
October - November, 1939 Bydgoszcz 1200-1400
Wawer massacre December 26-27, 1939 Wawer 107 7 more victims survived
Katyn Forest massacre
April and May 1940 Katyn Forest 22,000 killed
Jedwabne pogrom July, 1941 Jedwabne 340
Massacre of Lviv professors
July 1941 Lviv 45
Ochota massacre August 1944 Warsaw 10,000
Szczurowa massacre August 3, 1943 Szczurowa 93
Massacre of Poles in Volhynia
(Volhynian slaughter)
1943-1944 Volhynia 70,000-100,000
Wola massacre August 8, 1944 Warsaw 40,000-100,000
Pawłokoma massacre March 3, 1945 Pawłokoma 366
Przyszowice massacre January 26-28, 1945 Przyszowice 54-69
Kielce pogrom July 4, 1946 Kielce 38-42


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