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Execution of Jews in Telekhany

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2009
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
4

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 4. (N°227, 228, 229, 230). Including two eyewitnesses. (N°229, 230). Ilya Artemovich P. (N°230): "The two machine guns were already standing ready on the same side, that is behind the victims, to shoot them in the back. They were placed at the edge of the pit. A German gave the order to shoot, he was an SS officer. One German refused to shoot… he was killed on the spot, right there."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-90/30. "Based on the documents from the inquiry, the witnesses’ statements and the examination of the burial sites of the victims of fascist terror, the commission has established that during the temporary occupation of the city of Telekhany and its district, the German occupiers shot 3099 Soviet civilians and burned alive 95 women and children."

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