Pyatydni | Volyn

The Great Synagogue in Volodymyr Volynskyi which was destroyed by the Soviet regime in 1950s It is believed that it was founded in 1801.© Taken from Wikipedia / Oleksi E., born in 1937, saw the shooting at a distance of 10 meters. The Jews were all dressed. There were two shooters © Ellénore Gobry –Yahad-In Unum

Execution of Jews from Volodymyr Volynskyi and its area

1 Execution site(s)

Kind of place before :
Waste ground
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944

Witness interview

Oleksiy Platonovych E. explains: "When a mother fell in the pit, she covered her baby with her body. If the Germans heard crying, they approached the pit to finish the victims." (Witness N°1458, interviewed in Pyatydni, on April 29, 2012).

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