Chernavchitsy | Brest

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Execution of Jews in Chernavchitsy

2 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2009
Memorials :
No
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
3

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 3. (N°144, 145, 146). Including two eyewitnesses. (N°144, 146). Vera Maximovna Z. (N°144): "When I was on my way back after having delivered my milk, I saw that they [the Germans] took the richest of the Jews away, those who had the most means. Dogs like this (witness shows height of the dogs) were jumping on these Jews. They [the Germans] put them [the Jews] in a truck and hit them with their truncheons and tortured them. They [the Germans] loaded twenty or more people [into the truck]. Then, they took them away."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-83/12. "They loaded the personal belongings that their tired owners could not carry themselves anymore on a chariot, and took these people to the old quarry, where they proceeded with the mass execution."

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