Voronichi | Vitebsk

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Execution of Jews in Voronichi

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad :
2008
Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944
Witnesses interviewed :
2

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 2. (N°18, 19). Raissa Matvievna B. (N°19): "On the day of the killings, the Jews were taken to a place near the cemetery, where they were killed, one family after the other."

Soviet archives

RG-22.002M/7021-92/210. "The Germans conducted a merciless campaign against the civil population, fearing that the resistance movement might grow. No one was allowed to depart the village; offenders were severely beaten, then shot. More than once, the Germans organized punitive expeditions in the villages, to pillage to pillage and to beat everyone regardless of sex or age."

Nearby villages

  • Disna
  • Borovukha Pervaya

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