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In addition to the information available on this site, Yahad trip reports, archival records and videorecorded testimonies are available to researchers, journalists and family members of victims at Yahad’s headquarters in Paris and at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
This map indicates the sites of mass execution sites located by Yahad teams at which the Nazis and their allies murdered Jews in towns and villages throughout Eastern Europe.
Each site includes a link to a brief profile and research findings for each location.
Site profiles are being added incrementally each month as information is prepared and new sites identified.
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Estimated number of victims
1 to 500 victims
500 to 10 000 victims
more than 10 000 victims
Soviet archives: Soviet archives used in the villagers’ profiles are taken from the Soviet Extraordinary State Commission, after war reports about the occupation lead by the Soviet authorities in order to investigate crimes committed by Nazis on the Soviet territory and from the State Security archives of former Soviet republics.
The quotation are the original quotation (State Archives of the Russian Federation).
German Archives: German archives used in the site profiles are from the archives of the German Justice, prosecution files for the trials of the perpetrators.
The quotation are the original quotation (Central Office of the State Justice Administrations for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes).
Polish Archives: Polish archives used in the site profiles are from the Chief Commission for the Examination of Hitler’s Crimes in Poland and the Central Jewish Historical Commission. After the war, the Chief Commission focused on research, examination and prosecution of Nazi crimes. The main task of the Central Jewish Historical Commission was to preserve a record of the gruesome events of the Holocaust.
The quotations are the original quotations (Institute of the National Remembrance and Jewish Historical Institute).
JewishGen, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Museum of Jewish Heritage. JewishGen’s mission is to preserve our collective Jewish family history, and heritage, for future generations, by allowing anyone with Jewish ancestry to research their roots, and connect with relatives.
LitvakSIG is the primary internet resource for Lithuanian-Jewish (Litvak) genealogy research worldwide. SIG stands for Special Interest Group. Their mission is to discover, collect, document, disseminate and preserve information about the once vibrant Jewish community of Lithuania.
Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania, is a project aimed at education, dissemination of information initiated by the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum and the Austrian VereinGedenkdienst. The atlas consists of structured and concentrated information on all mass killing sites of Jews in Lithuania.
Bukovina Jewish Heritage, is website about Jewish heritage sites in Bukovina, Transnistria (in Ukraine) and several sites on the deportation route of Bukovina Jews from Bukovina to Transnistria. It includes synagogues, cemeteries and Holocaust related places - concentration camps, ghettos, mass graves and memorials.