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Russian civilians being executed by German soldiers in September, 1941; Kiev, Ukraine

Russian civilians being executed by German soldiers in September, Kiev, Ukraine

The execution of Jewish women on the Skede Beach in Libau (Liepaja), Latvia, 15-16 December, 1941.

Babi Yar is a ravine in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. In the course of two days, September 29 and a special team of German Nazi SS supported by other German units, local collaborators and Ukrainian police murdered Jewish civilians. The Ba

An execution of Jews in July 1942 in the occupied Soviet Union.  Jewish Soviet citizens were shot by German soldiers. (the photograph was found on the body of a German officer at the end of July, 1942)

An execution of Jews in July 1942 in the occupied Soviet Union. Jewish Soviet citizens were shot by German soldiers. (the photograph was found on the body of a German officer at the end of July,

Zhitomir, Ukraine, German soldiers surrounding Jews in the market square, 07/08/1941. They will be sadly marched to a ditch and shot in the head and buried in mass.

Zhitomir, Ukraine, German soldiers surrounding Jews in the market square, They will be sadly marched to a ditch and shot in the head and buried in mass.

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Events of 22 April including the Pancevo Massacre in Serbia.

The most notorious and the best documented of these massacres took place on September 29–30, 1941, where in 33,771 Jews were killed in a single operation. The decision to kill all the Jews in Kiev was made by the military governor, Major-General Kurt Eberhard, the Police Commander for Army Group South.  It is estimated that between 100,000 and 150,000 more lives were taken at Babi Yar.

Nazis sift through the enormous pile of clothing left behind by the victims of the massacre.The History Place - Holocaust Timeline: Massacre at Babi Yar

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Jews being led to Babi Yar. Kiev. September 1941

Jews being led to Babi Yar. September One of the worst of many German atrocities. Helps explain why millions of Russian held German lPOWs were killed before and at the end of the war.

Belorussia, A man and a woman before they were executed by German soldiers.

Belorussia, An elderly man and a woman before they were executed by German soldiers.

When the Germans entered Kharkov in the Ukraine, they hanged numerous people from balconies so that the population would get the oppressive message of the occupation. The posters hanging on the victims read: "Guilty of placing mines".

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