Putylivka | Dnipropetrovsk

/ Ivan K. saw the shooting from a field  © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum Ivan K. remembers that a group of Jews had to dig the pit    © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum The place of the mass shooting    © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum The team conducting the interview at the site of the mass shooting    © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum Ivan K. leads Yahad’s research team to the mass shooting site    © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum A monument for the Jewish victims murdered in October 1941    © Nicolas Tkatchouk-Yahad-In Unum

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Execution of Jews in Putylivka

1 Execution site(s)

Kind of place before :
Field
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1943
Number of victims :
100

Witness interview

Fyodor P.: "The Jews did not know that they were going to be taken to a pit to be killed. They told them that they were going to move them somewhere else. When I saw them passing by in a column, they carried their belongings with them." (Witness N°946, interviewed in June 2010)

Historical note

Former Jewish agricultural colony. The village is situated between the cities of Krivoy Rog and Dnipropetrovsk. Putylivka was a member of the former Jewish district of Satlindorf created in the 1920’s, consisting of dozens of Jewish agricultural colonies, the first ones established at the beginning of the 19th century. The village was occupied from 1941 to 1943.

Holocaust by bullets in figures

Around 100 Jews were shot in a pit in October 1941.

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