Jelgava massacres
The Jelgava massacres were the killing of the Jewish population of the Jews of the city of Jelgava, Latvia that occurred in the second half of July or in early August 1941. The murders were carried ou...
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British Forces Overseas Hong Kong
British Forces Overseas Hong Kong comprised the elements of the British Army, Royal Navy (including Royal Marines) and Royal Air Force. Much of the British military left Hong Kong prior to the handov...
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Jedwabne pogrom
The Jedwabne pogrom ([jɛdˈvabnɛ]) was a massacre (or pogrom) of at least 340 Polish Jews of all ages, by a segment of the Polish population of Jedwabne in the presence of the German gendarmerie, that ...
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1941 Odessa massacre
30°43′59″E / 46.466°N 30.733°E / 46.466; 30.733The Odessa massacre is the name given to the mass murder of Jews in Odessa and surrounding towns in Transnistria during the autu...
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Rumbula massacre
The Rumbula massacre is a collective term for incidents on two non-consecutive days (November 30 and December 8, 1941) in which about 25,000 Jews were killed in or on the way to Rumbula forest near Ri...
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Stanley Graham
Eric Stanley George Graham (12 November 1900–21 October 1941) was a New Zealand mass murderer who killed seven people.
Graham was born and raised in Kokatahi, New Zealand. He then moved to K...
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Kaunas pogrom
The Kaunas pogrom was a massacre of Jewish people living in Kaunas, Lithuania that took place in from June 25 to June 29, 1941 – the first days of the Operation Barbarossa and of Nazi occupation of Li...
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Babi Yar memorials
Babi Yar, a ravine near Kiev, was the scene of possibly the largest shooting massacre during the Holocaust. After the war, commemoration efforts encountered serious difficulty because of the policy of...
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Liepāja massacres
The Liepāja massacres were a series of mass executions, many in public or semi-public, in and near the city of Liepāja ( Libau), on the west coast of Latvia in 1941 after the Nazi occupation of Latvia...
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Battle of Hong Kong
The Battle of Hong Kong (8–25 December 1941), also known as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall of Hong Kong, was one of the first battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II. On the same mornin...
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Rainiai massacre
The Rainiai massacre (Lithuanian: Rainių žudynės) was the mass murder of between 70 and 80 Lithuanian political prisoners by the NKVD, with help from the Red Army, in a forest near Telšiai, Lithua...
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Ponary massacre
The Ponary Massacre (Polish: zbrodnia w Ponarach) was the mass murder of up to 100,000 people, mostly Jews, but also Russians, Poles, Lithuanians and others, by German SD, SS and Lithuanian Nazi c...
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Nikolaev Massacre
The Nikolaev Massacre was a massacre which resulted in the deaths of 35,782 Soviet citizens, most of whom were Jews, during World War II, on September 16–30, 1941. It took place in and around the city...
Kragujevac massacre
The Kragujevac massacre was the murder of Serbs, Jewish and Roma men and boys in Kragujevac, Serbia, by German Wehrmacht soldiers on 20 and 21 October 1941. All males from the town between the ages of...
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Burning of the Riga synagogues
The burning of the Riga synagogues occurred in 1941, during the first days of the World War II Nazi German occupation of the city of Riga, the capital and largest city in the country of Latvia. Many ...
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Prebilovci massacre
The Prebilovci massacre was one of many atrocities perpetrated by the Croatian Ustaše regime in the Independent State of Croatia during the World War II persecution of Serbs. Roughly 650 people, mostl...
Razing of Kandanos
The Razing of Kandanos (Greek: Καταστροφή της Καντάνου) or the Holocaust of Kandanos (Greek: Ολοκαύτωμα της Καντάνου) refers to the complete destruction of the village of Kandanos in Western ...
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Šumarice Memorial Park
Šumarice Memorial Park (Serbian Cyrillic: Меморијални парк Шумарице) is the site near Kragujevac, Serbia of the execution of an estimated 7,000 men and boys of the town by the German occupation forces...
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Romania during World War II
Following the outbreak of World War II on 1 September 1939, the Kingdom of Romania under King Carol II officially adopted a position of neutrality. However, the rapidly changing situation in Europe du...
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Ninth Fort massacres of November 1941
The Ninth Fort massacres of November 1941 were two separate mass shootings of 4,934 German Jews in the Ninth Fort near Kaunas, Lithuania. These were the first systematic mass killings of German Jews d...
Fântâna Albă massacre
The Fântâna Albă massacre took place on April 1, 1941, in Northern Bukovina when between 200 and 2,000 civilians were killed when their attempt to cross the border from the Soviet Union to Romania, ne...
Massacre of Lviv professors
In July 1941, 25 Polish academics from the city of Lwów (since 1945 Lviv, Ukraine) were killed by Nazi German occupation forces along with their families. By targeting prominent citizens and intellect...
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Farhud
Farhud (Arabic: الفرهود‎) refers to the pogrom or "violent dispossession" carried out against the Jewish population of Baghdad, Iraq, on June 1–2, 1941, immediately following the British vic...
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Gudovac massacre
The Gudovac massacre refers to the April 1941 mass killing of between 184 and 196 male Serbs by members of the Ustaše in the town of Gudovac near Bjelovar in the Independent State of Croatia during Wo...
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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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