The Holocaust in Ukraine
The Holocaust in Ukraine took place during the occupation of Ukraine by Nazi Germany. Between 1941 and 1945, approximately 3,000,000 Ukrainian and other non-Jewish victims were killed as part of Nazi ...
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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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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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Mass graves in the Soviet Union
Mass graves in the Soviet Union were used for the burial of mass numbers of citizens and foreigners executed by the government. The government of the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin murdered many of ...
Pogroms in Ukraine
It is estimated that one third of Europe's Jews lived in Ukraine, which from 1791 to 1917 partly belonged to the Pale of Settlement. The concentration of Jews in this region made them an easy target f...
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Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations
During the occupation of Ukraine by Nazi Germany, its Jewish community was subject to persecution and deportation to extermination camps. This is the list of Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations. Mor...
Ukrainische Hilfspolizei
The Ukrainische Hilfspolizei or the Ukrainian Auxiliary Police (Ukrainian: Українська поліція допоміжна, Ukrains’ka politsiia dopomizhna) was the official title of the local police force establish...
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Einsatzgruppen Trial
The Einsatzgruppen trial (or, officially, The United States of America vs. Otto Ohlendorf, et al.) was the ninth of the twelve trials for war crimes the US authorities held in their occupation zone in...
Einsatzgruppen Trial - Wikipedia
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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Mizocz Ghetto
The Mizocz Ghetto was a Jewish World War II ghetto established as part of the town of Mizocz (now Mizoch, Ukraine), which was located in Wołyń Voivodeship before the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland in ...
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Mandyk Khasman
Mandyk Khasman (born in 1929 as Mandel Khasman, also 'Volodymyr Dmytrenko') is a former soldier in the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), and an ethnic Jew.
Khasman was born in Drohobych, Galicia (no...
Dmytro Hrytsai
Dmytro Hrytsai (a.k.a. "Perebyinis"; Ukrainian: Дмитрó Грицáй-Переб́ийніс; Dorozhiv, Galicia, 1907 – 1945, Prague, Czechoslovakia) was a leader in the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and a gene...
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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Stepan Shukhevych
Stepan Shukhevych (1877 in Serafanivka, near Horodenka, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria – in 1945 in Amberg, Germany) was a Ukrainian lawyer and military figure. He was the son of a Greek Catholic pr...
Babi Yar in poetry
Poems about Babi Yar memorialize a series of massacres committed by the Nazi Einsatzgruppe during World War II at Babi Yar, a ravine located within the present-day Ukrainian capital of Kiev. In just o...
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Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz
Volksdeutscher Selbstschutz (German: ethnic self-defense or self-protection) also known as Selbstschutz battalions were a paramilitary organisation consisting of ethnic German Volksdeutsche mobili...
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List of 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...
List of Einsatzgruppen - Wikipedia
Drohobych Ghetto
Drohobycz Ghetto or Drohobych Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of Polish Jews in the city of Drohobycz after ...
Drohobych Ghetto - Wikipedia
Werner Braune
Karl Rudolf Werner Braune (11 April 1909 in Mehrstedt, Thuringia − 7 June 1951 in Landsberg Prison, Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria) was a German member of the Nazi police and military organization known a...
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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 ...
Burning of the Riga synagogues - Wikipedia
Special Prosecution Book-Poland
Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen (Polish: Specjalna księga Polaków ściganych listem gończym; "Special Prosecution Book-Poland") was the proscription list prepared by Germans, before the war, that identified ...
Special Prosecution Book-Poland - Wikipedia