Medvedichi | Brest

Execution of Jews in Medvedichi

1 Sitio(s) de ejecución

Tipo de lugar antes:
At the edge of a forest
Memoriales:
Yes
Período de ocupación:
1941-1944

Entrevista del testigo

Stanislav R. evokes: "I was in the field the day of the mass shooting and I was arrested by the Germans. I tried to run away but I was caught for the shootings. So I was taken to dig the pit. At that time, the Jews had already been shot. Other conscripted villagers and I put the bodies in it." (Witness N°318, interviewed in May, 2011)

Nota histórica

Medvedichi is a small village south of Baranovichi city. Before the war, there were around 60 Jews living there. The village was under German occupation from 1941 to 1944.

Holocausto por balas en cifras

The Jews were killed in two phases in August, 1942. First, the men at the edge of a forest. Then their corpses were buried in a pit dug by local people. The other Jews were killed at an unknown place.

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