Pustoshka | Pskov

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Execution of Jews in Pustoshka

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2011
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1943
Witnesses interviewed :
4

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 4. (N°170, 171, 172, 173). Raissa Ivanovna B. (N°171): "I remember that they were screaming, telling the Jews to get out quickly, ’schnell, schnell!" The Germans were armed with machine guns and accompanied by dogs, who were supposed to prevent any escape."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-92. "They directed savage executions of Soviet citizens. They organised shootings of Jews and of Gypsies. When all the Jews and the Gypsies had been shot, they started to deal with the partisans."

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