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Execution of Jews in Dranukha

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Aleksandr Andreyevich Sh.recalls: " The shootings took place near the barrack where the Germans used to live.They shot Jews, partisans, near the graves. There was an only grave, 20X10 meters, with a lot of dead corpses (men, women, children). There were almost shootings every day". (Witness N°589, interviewed in Dranukha, on April 22, 2012).

Archivos soviéticos

“During the district’s occupation period, the German fascist invaders shot, hanged and tortured to death 1,786 helpless Soviet citizens, among them: 357 children, 823 women and 601 men. Inhabitants of Chausy confirmed that at the end of September 1941, the fascist monsters, headed by the Commandant of the Ortskommandantur – the German officer Virus and their accomplices, the chief of the OD, Kozlov, under the pretext to displace them in another area, gathered the whole Jewish population of the town, took them out of the town to the area of Dranukha, 3km from Chausy and cruelly shot 624 women, elderly, children, innocent people. The bodies were buried in graves dug there in advance.” [RG22.022M 7021-88/48]

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