Shyroke | Dnipropetrovsk

/ A street in Shyroke    © Miguel Maldonado -Yahad-In Unum Mikhail L. remembers that the relations between Jews and Ukrainians were excellent © Miguel Maldonado -Yahad-In Unum Yekaterina G. remembers the Jewish shops in Shyroke © Miguel Maldonado -Yahad-In Unum Mikhail L. remembers that after the shooting, lots of Jewish houses were dismantled © Miguel Maldonado -Yahad-In Unum

Execution of Jews in Shyroke

1 Execution site(s)

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Witness interview

Viktor Zh. described: "The local policemen came directly in houses to look for the Jews. A woman preferred to suffocate her child because she did not want that the policemen take him for shooting. After the shooting, the policemen plundered the Jewish houses." (Witness N°1078, interviewed in December, 2010)

Historical note

Shyroke is a city situated south of Krivyi Rih. Before the war, there was a significant Jewish population living there. The city was under German occupation between 1941 and 1943.

Holocaust by bullets in figures

Hundreds of Jews were shot during different actions in trenches in mines.

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