Tyvriv | Vinnytsia

Execution of Jews in Tyvriv

1 Execution site(s)

Memorials :
Yes
Period of occupation:
1941-1944

Witness interview

Maria D. : "I was watching the column of Jews who went to their death. Because I looked Jewish, I was also forced in this column. But some of the villagers recognized me and managed to get me released." (Witness N°1008, interviewed in Augsut, 2010)

Historical note

Tyvriv is a small city along the Bug river, southeast of Vinnytsia. In 1900, there were around 1,000 Jews living there. The city was under German, then Romanian occupation from 1941 to 1944.

Holocaust by bullets in figures

The Jews were killed during two different actions in a forest close to the city, in 1941, when it was still under German occupation. There was several hundred victims.

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