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Execution of Jews in Smolyany

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2011
Kind of place before :
Forest
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
6

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 6 (N°546, 552, 553, 556, 558).
Konstantina I. N°552): " The shooting took place in Vetakhmo, 4 km away from here. There is a memorial. It was at the edge of the forest. The Jews were shot by groups of ten people in a grave."

Soviet archives

RG 22.022M/7021-84/10: " The commission established that in 1942, near the village of Smolyany, a mass shooting of Jewish citizens took place."

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