Turka | Lviv

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Execution of Jews in Turka

3 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2012
Kind of place before :
Jewish cemetery
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
7

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 7. (N°1522, 1523, 1524, 1525, 1526, 1527, 1528). Including 3 eyewitnesses (N°1522, 1524, 1525). Iaroslav D. (N°1526): "The day before the shooting, the policemen requisitioned inhabitants to dig a pit. The day of the drama, the Jews were gathered at first to the brickyard, where they were taken in truck. The brickyard was guarded by Jewish policemen with dogs."

Soviet archives

RG 22.002M / 7021-58: "In autumn, 1942, I saw the Germans and the Ukrainian policemen swiping 40 Jews near the Jewish cemetery. When all the Jews were inside the Jewish cemetery they ordered them to sit down; the Jews sit. After what, they got up one by one and they went to the pit; near the pit there was a German with a rifle; he shot them and they fell into the pit."

Nearby villages

  • Rozdil
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