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As early as April, 1944, nearly four months before the enormous tragedy of the Warsaw uprising, certain portions of the Polish underground army had indicated to us in London that they would be hesitant to show themselves to the Red Army when it approached their cities.
These Polish units were, of course, completely familiar with the activities of the Red Army and its NKVD personnel in other sections of Poland liberated from German rule. In London we made known these fears in a statement ( April 4, 1944) which read in part:
Messages from Poland confirm that the Soviet commanders receive assistance everywhere and that they praise the fighting spirit and the leadership of the Polish underground forces.
However, reports have been received from a number of localities that have caused anxiety and require elucidation. The Polish government has communicated the facts of such reports to the British and American governments and requested their assistance in the prevention of incidents that may hinder the further coming into