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Execution of Jews in Sarny

2 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2008
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
3

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 6. (N°548, 549, 550, 551, 552, 563). Valentina K. (N°): "There were four trenches. 10 people were put in front of each trench. Three people stood nearby, resting on their shovels like this. They probably already suspected that they would die. Three men were waiting, leaning on their shovels. The German arrived at the place where the rye was piled. The rye was rotten. Nobody was allowed to touch anything that was Stalin’s property. Otherwise, we would be shot. All of this was called “Stalin’s belongings”. [The German] started to shoot [the Jews] with his submachine gun, in four bursts: tac, tac, tac […]."

Soviet archives

RG 22.002, 7021-71/70. "On 5th April 1942, the gebietskommissar ordered to create a ghetto for the jewsih population of the town. The exit of the ghetto was on the street Barmatskaïa. The jewish population was gathered in this ghetto on April 15th."

German archives

B162-4109. "Those [Jewish] men were then brought by truck to an anti-tank ditch located near the village of Tatarsk. Immediately afterwards, the Jewish men were all shot in this anti-tank ditch. As I remember it, approximately 50 Jews were shot during this ‘Aktion’."

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