Antisemitism in Belarus
The Belarusian government is criticized for human rights violations and its persecution of non-governmental organisations, independent journalists, national minorities, and opposition politicians. In ...
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The Holocaust in Belarus
The Holocaust in Belarus in general terms refers to the Nazi crimes committed during World War II on the territory of Belarus against Jews, ethnic Belarusians as well as other peoples deemed unworthy ...
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Antopal
Antopal or Antopol (Belarusian: Антопаль, Russian: Антополь, Yiddish: אנטיפאליע (Antipolie)) is a town in Belarus near the towns of Kobryn and Brest (Brest-Litowski). The approximate popu...
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Eduard Strauch
Eduard Strauch (17 August 1906 – 15 September 1955) was an SS-Obersturmbannführer, commander of Einsatzkommando 2, commander of two Nazi organizations, the Security Police (German: Sicherheitspolizei)...
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Koldichevo
Koldichevo (Koldychevo/Kołdyczewo) was the site of a Nazi concentration camp 10 miles (16 km) north of Baranovichi, Belarus. About 22,000 people, mostly Jews, were killed in the camp between 1942...
Minsk Ghetto
The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe, and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It h...
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Arthur Nebe
SS-Gruppenführer  Arthur Nebe  (13 November 1894 – 21 March 1945) was a member of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) with card number 574,307. In July 1931, he joined the Schutzstaffel (SS) and his mem...
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Einsatzkommando
During World War II, the Nazi German Einsatzkommandos were a sub-group of five Einsatzgruppen mobile killing squads (term used by Holocaust historians) – up to 3,000 men total – usually composed of 50...
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Brest Ghetto
The Brześć Ghetto or the Ghetto in Brest on the Bug, also: Brześć nad Bugiem Ghetto, and Brest-Litovsk Ghetto (Polish: getto w Brześciu nad Bugiem, Yiddish: ברעסט-ליטאָווסק) was a World War I...
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Walter Schimana
Walter Schimana (12 March 1898, Troppau - 12 September 1948, Salzburg) was an Austrian Nazi Party and SS member, who rose to General rank (SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und Polize...
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Karl Jäger
 Karl Jäger  (20 September 1888 – 22 June 1959) was a Swiss-born SS-Standartenführer (Colonel) and Einsatzkommando leader who perpetrated acts of genocide during the Holocaust.
Jäger was...
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Operation Cottbus
Operation Cottbus was an anti-partisan operation during the occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany. The operation began on 20 May 1943 during the World War II occupation of northern Belarus in the area...
Slutsk Affair
The Slutsk Affair refers to the massacre of thousands of Jews and others that occurred in Slutsk, Belarus in the Soviet Union, in October 1941, near the city of Minsk while under German occupation dur...
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Jäger Report
The Jäger Report was written on 1 December 1941 by Karl Jäger, commander of Einsatzkommando 3, a killing unit of Einsatzgruppen A which was attached to Army Group North during Operation Barbarossa. It...
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Gavriil of Belostok
Gavriil Belostoksky or Zabludowsky (alternatively Gavrila or Gabriel, Russian: Гавриил Белостокский) (April 2 1684 - April 20, 1690) is a child saint in the Russian Orthodox Church. The legend of...
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Vitebsk Ghetto
Vitebsk Ghetto or Witebsk Ghetto was a short-lived ghetto in the town of Vitebsk in modern-day Belarus. It was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was created immediately af...
Erich Ehrlinger
Erich Ehrlinger (14 October 1910, Giengen an der Brenz, Kingdom of Württemberg – 31 July 2004, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg) was a member of the Nazi Party (number: 541,195) and SS (number: 107,493). ...
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Anti-partisan operations in Belarus
Anti-partisan operations during World War II were counter-insurgency operations against the various partisan resistance movements. During World War II those operations were primarily carried out by th...
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Łachwa Ghetto
Łachwa (or Lakhva) Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created on 1 April 1942 by Nazi Germany in the town of Łachwa in occupied Poland (now Lakhva, Belarus), with the aim of persecution, terror and expl...
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Einsatzgruppen
Einsatzgruppen (German for "task forces", "deployment groups"; singular Einsatzgruppe; official full name Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD) were Schutzstaffel (SS) paramilitary death s...
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Reichskommissariat Ostland
Nazi Germany established the Reichskommissariat Ostland (RKO) in 1941 as the civilian occupation regime in the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), the northeastern part of Poland and the w...
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Polizei-Bataillon 33
Polizei-Bataillon 33 (also Polizei-Bataillon "Ostland") was a militarised unit of the German Ordnungspolizei in World War II. The battalion originated in Stahnsdorf, and was formed up at Frankfurt an ...
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Pinsk massacre
The Pinsk massacre was the mass execution of thirty-five Jewish residents of Pinsk on April 5, 1919 by the Polish Army. The event occurred during the opening stages of the Polish-Soviet War, after the...
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Pripyat swamps (punitive operation)
"Pripyat swamps" (German: "Pripiatsee"), also "Pripyat march" was the codename of the punitive operation conducted by German forces in July and August 1941. The operation was aimed at the mass mur...
Grodno Ghetto
Grodno Ghetto (Polish: getto w Grodnie) was a World War II ghetto established in November 1941 for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of Polish Jews in the city of Grodno in German-occupi...
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Walter Braemer
Walter Braemer (7 January 1883 – 13 June 1955) was a soldier in the Imperial German Army, general in both the Reichswehr and the Wehrmacht, member of the Schutzstaffel (SS) who rose to the rank of Gru...
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Generalplan Ost
The Generalplan Ost (Master Plan East, GPO) was a secret Nazi German plan for the colonization of Central and Eastern Europe. Implementation would have necessitated genocide and ethnic cleansing on a ...
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Blue Police
The Blue Police, more correctly translated as The Navy-Blue Police (Polish: Granatowa policja) was the popular name of the Polish police in the German occupied area of the Second Polish Republic, ...
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Wilhelm Kube
Wilhelm Kube (13 November 1887 - 22 September 1943) was a German politician and Nazi official. He was an important figure in the German Christian movement during the early years of Nazi rule. During t...
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Sonderaktion 1005
The Sonderaktion 1005 (English: Special Action 1005), also called Aktion 1005, or Enterdungsaktion (English: Exhumation Action) began in May 1942 during World War II to hide any evidence that ...
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Waldemar Klingelhöfer
Waldemar Klingelhöfer (born 4 April 1900, Moscow); died about 1980) was an SS-Sturmbannführer (Major) and convicted war criminal.
Klingelhöfer was born in Moscow as the son of a funeral director...
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