Bershad | Vinnytsia

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Execution of Jews in Bershad

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2007
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
1

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 1. (N°1224). Maria C. (N°1224): "Sara, a friend of mine, went to Berchad to hide. It was on Romanian territory. Sara’s two sisters were hidden in a chicken coop. The owner found them and made them go to Berchad. The family was together in the Jewish ghetto. The Jews were forced to work but they weren’t killed."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-54/1242. "At the end of 1941, the typhus epidemic, provoked by the German and Romanian authorities, broke out. […] There was no medical treatment, that’s why 400-500 people died each day. All day, the bodies were transported on wagons to the cemetery situated outside of town."

German archives

B162-2321. "They brought them outside the village, where over 200 Jews were shot and buried in two graves."

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