Tomashovka | Brest

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Execution of Jews in Tomashovka

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2009
Memorials :
No
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
3

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 3. (N°126, 132, 134).

Soviet archives

RG 22.002M / 7021-83 / 14 : “The execution was directed by the policemen of the SD […]. There were 44 Germans armed with machine guns: 32 to guard the column and 12 to shoot. After the shooting, they brought the victim’s clothes back to Tomachovka, sold them at the market and spent the money for drinking.”

German archives

B162-7879 (p.35) : “The Jews were then brought from the village to a part of the forest outside the village and they were shot the same day (…). All the Jews living in the ghetto were shot outside the town of Tomachovka, 1.5km south east of the town, 500 meters on the right side of the Wladawa-Brest road. At the time, there was an anti-tank ditch there”.

Nearby villages

  • Vyssokoye
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