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Romanov Family Question F

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Question F The first point about source J is the fact that it had been written more recently than all the other sources. It had been written over 75 years since the murder had occurred. Being written recently the advances in modern technology would have helped greatly to solve what had happened to the Tsar and his family. This source adds strong and conclusive evidence to back up other sources, when at the same time giving a new angle and questions to others. This source gives us a extract from a newspaper from December 1994.This source told the readers about the recent discoveries and shed light on to a problem that the people of that time would not have seen, this was because the source had been written by an independent author after the USSR had separated. This means that there should have not been any sign of biased data. So this means that the source should be quite reliable. ...read more.

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This is the first source that tells us what had happened to the bodies of the Romanov family after they had been murdered. It says "A lorry carried the corpses to the four brother's mine." Then were the bodies "Chopped into pieces and burned with the aid of petrol and sulphuric acid." This source does not tell us if the pieces had been buried or not. When on the other hand source J states the bodies where buried in "a shallow pit burial", but then says when the mine failed to collapse, the bodies where then put back on the lorry. Then the lorry became bogged down in a swap and the remains were buried right there. The word "bodies" had been used, not the pieces of bodies. Also the fact that it does not even tell us if the bodies had been buried form the bogged lorry or if they have still been in the lorry. Either way it still contradicts source C. ...read more.

Conclusion

Source H is a diagram of where the Romanovs and the guards are supposed to have been standing. It comes from the same book by Judge Sokolov as to source C. This source had been published in 1924. This source does not tell us how they were killed or where they had been killed. This source does not even identify were the Romanov family members had been standing. Finally source I is a message that had been sent by the Ural Soviet to the Petrograd Soviet. This had occurred on the 20th July 1918. This source talks about the Tsars wife and son still being alive and safe, one could say this is the most confusing source. I do not believe this source as to all other sources contradict with it. I just fail to see Why the Ural Soviet had lied about the Tsars wife and son still being alive. In conclusion I have found out that source J seems to ask more questions than it can solve, it puts many doubts over who was killed where and when. Putting a very new angle on the murder of the Romanovs. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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