Monthly Archives: January 2014

Burial space, part 11: mass graves at Choeung Ek

The mass graves at Choeung Ek in Cambodia offer us another test case. A total of 8,985 bodies are said to have been exhumed from 86 graves. A further 43 graves are said to have remained untouched. This map shows … Continue reading

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Burial space, part 1b: The Soviet report on Katyn

Yet another set of mass grave claims can be found in the Soviet report on Katyn: Soviet Report The Soviets claimed to have found the bodies of 11,000 Poles. They reported that these bodies were in a mass grave of … Continue reading

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Burial space, part 1a: Katyn corrections

I previously discussed burial space at Katyn on the basis of this map. Having looked through the matter again, it’s clear that the scale on that map is incorrect. Given the lack of a really accurate map, how can we … Continue reading

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Burial space, part 10: mass graves from concentration camps

Might the remarkably high burial densities claimed at the Reinhardt camps be possible because of some special circumstances in concentration camps? Looking at other evidence concerning mass graves in concentration camps shows that this is not so, and concentration camp … Continue reading

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