Berezne | Rivne

The town of Berezne © Anna Skulska, Taken from The synagogue in Berezne © Anna Skulska, Taken from The building of a local administration, Berezne © Anna Skulska, Taken from / At the execution site

1 Execution site(s)

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Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 4. (N°1797, 1798, 1799, 1800).
Mariana M (N°1798): “ The Jews were taken to the grave by policemen, we watched from a little further; when the Jews began to scream, the policemen forbid us to approach. There were Germans and local policemen. The Jews were taken to the pit in groups, They went down into it and were shot.”

Soviet archives

“1.5 km from Berezno, five graves were discovered. four graves 50 meters long, 4 meters wide and 1.5 meters deep and the 2 others graves 50 meters long, 5 meters wide and 2 meters deep. In one of these graves, all the bodies were killed naked and there were a lot of little children. In these 5 graves, 3,680 victims were shot on August 25, 1942”.

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