Mikashevichi | Brest

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Execution of Jews in Mikashevichi

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2009
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
3

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 3. (N°235, 236, 237). Anastasia Pavlovna L. (N°235): "I went up to the roof of my home and I saw the Jews who were taken two by two on the road to the execution site. Men, women and children together. They were told to take only their valuables. When they saw the pit, they began to scream. They had to undress, to go down into the pit and the German shot them in the nape of the neck one by one."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-84/5. "The Commission investigated a a grave of 25x2x2.5 meters on the fishing area of Lakhva, 50 meters on the west side of the local road from Lakhva to Mikachevitchi. 1946 persons of the jewish population of Lakhva (698 women and 724 children) were buried in."

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