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Three sisters, ages 7, 8, and 9, Polish evacuees from Russia, August 1942. Photo by Lt. Col. Szymanski, U.S. Army.

Starved in Stalin’s Russia

Support Silenced Refugees This photo taken in August 1942 in Iran by U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Henry I. Szymanski, showing Polish refugees from Russia — three sisters, ages 7, 8, and 9 — was classified as secret by the U.S. Government and was not declassified until 1952. Lieutenant Colonel Henry I. Szymanski was a U.S. Army Liaison Officer to the…

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