Kryvyi Rih | Dnipropetrovsk

Execution of Jews in Kryvy Rih

1 Execution site(s)

Investigated by Yahad:
Period of occupation:
Witnesses interviewed:

Witness interview

Witnesses interviewed: 5 (N°941, 942, 943, 944, 945). Nadejda S (N°944): " During the masshooting, at the beginning of 1942, a Jew tried to escape. He was caught a few minutes later and traped in a shed with dogs which mauled him".

Soviet archives

RG22,022M, 7021-57/55. "The Jews of the column were brought to a small vally near the mine N°5. They were undressed. Then the german perpetrators took them in groups of 3 and pushed them to the well where another perpetrator hit them on the neck with a bayonet in order that they fell into the well."

German archives

B162-5163. "In october 1941, I spent few days in Kryvy Rog with my staff. I was commander of the Feldnachrichten-Kommandatur. I had the feeling that the local population was shaken because all the Jews were expeled of the village."

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