Was there a massacre at Wismar?

Dear Editor,

Was there really a` massacre’ in Wismar, Linden? This is a question that I have asked myself since I first read Dr Cheddi Jagan’s The West on trial, many years ago.

I was a schoolboy at Linden when this supposed massacre took place, and despite the fact that my parents made sure my siblings and I kept inside, the knowledge of a massacre would not have eluded us.

What is a massacre? The Concise Oxford Dictionary carries the following meanings: massacre

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