Temirgoyevskaya | Krasnodar

/ Local woman working © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum Rural ambiance © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum Yahad’s team during the interview at withnesse’s yard © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum Aleksandr Ch., born in 1930 © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum Aleksandr Ch. shows the mass grave © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum The mass killing site © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum Coming back with witness from the killing site © Markel Redondo - Yahad-In Unum

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Execution of Jews in Temirgoyevskaya

1 Execution site(s)

Kind of place before :
Near a river
Memorials :
No
Period of occupation:
1942-1943

Witness interview

Aleksandr Ch. recalls: "No, the Germans who came by here were not interested in the Jews. The Germans who came later, for the Jews, were soldiers from a special detachment, they had another uniform than the one of the ordinary Germans. The Germans who passed through the village had a greyish uniform; those from the special detachment had a yellow uniform." (Eyewitness N°294, interviewed in Temirgoyevskaya, on April 10, 2012)

Soviet archives

"On September 16, 1942, according the order of German major, the local police arrested us with others Jewish families. We were taken to the police building situated in the village of Petropavlovkaya. We stayed there three nights. Then, my mother and my brother were loaded on a truck that took them to the kolkhoz "Stalin" where they were shot. The bodies were thrown into a well. The police officer A.S. Tarasenko spared me." [Deposition of Raisa N., born in 1926, a child from a mixt mariage; RG-22.002M/7021-16/141]

Historical note

The Jews living in Temirgoyevskaya during the Second World War were refugees from the Western part of the Soviet union. There is no more information available about their fate.

Holocaust by bullets in figures

No information available

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