Tyvriv | Vinnytsia

/ Entrance to the city    © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum Ambiance    © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum The Bug river    © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum Cheslava C. remembered the trucks taking the Jews to the forest    © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum Polina M. remembered her parents hid Jews and they received the Medal of the Righteous among the nations © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum The site of the Jews mass grave in a forest close to Tyvriv   © Ellénore Gobry-Yahad-In Unum

Execution of Jews in Tyvriv

1 Execution site(s)

Period of occupation:

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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