Unique book collection about Khatyn tragedy presented in National Book Chamber of Belarus

Unique book collection about Khatyn tragedy presented in National Book Chamber of Belarus

A story of one small Belarusian village’s great pain is reflected in hundreds of editions.

A unique collection of books. Leaflets, cards and guidebooks has been presented at the National Book Chamber of Belarus in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Khatyn (Chatyń) tragedy. The first edition dates back to 1969.

Yulia Yakimchenko, chief editor of analytical processing department, the National Book Chamber of Belarus:
The first edition connected with the Khatyn tragedy is this little leaflet, published in 1969. It is rather modest, especially if to compare it with the last edition. It is different. These samples in the chamber allow to follow the aesthetic and transformation the approach towards the Khatyn tragedy.