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Execution of Jews in Demydivka (Rivne)

3 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2011
Kind of place before :
Market’s place
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
9

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 9. (N°1347, 1348, 1349, 1350, 1351, 1352, 1353, 1354, 1355). Volodymyr Ivanovich K. (N°1351): "Before being put into the ghetto, the Jews tried to give away their children to other families in the village, to hide them. But, some of the Ukrainians were afraid and refused."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-71. "According to the statements of witnesses from the village of Demidovka, it was established that in the month of October 1942, by order of commander Amorschtein, 600 Jews were shot with machine guns and sub-machine guns. The bodies were thrown one on top of the other, upside down, into a pit that had been dug before, then covered up by a thin layer of sand."

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