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German Reports

The Yad Vashem Archives hold many millions of pages of documents gathered from numerous German archives (West and East).

From the judicial proceedings against Nazi criminals in West and East Germany
From the indictment against Johannes Schlupper, former commander of a unit of Sonderkommando 11b
August 19, 1971, Munich
In his authority as a commander of a unit [of Sonderkommando 11b] in Karasubazar the defendant Schlupper ordered, on an unknown date in November or December 1941, the Jews who were living in Karasubazar to be arrested and shot to death. In pursuance of this order, the members of the unit arrested and shot to death a number of Jewish families. The number of victims is unknown. However, there were at least 16 [sic] of them.
Afterwards, at least twice, more Jews were arrested in Karasubazar and each time they were shot to death by members of the unit on orders of the defendant Schlupper. These shootings were carried out on two different days which have not been determined during the period between December 1941 and early 1942. In both cases at least two Jews were killed each time.
YVA TR.10/775
From the records of the rear army area 553
From the activity report of the local commandant’s office of Karasubazar, for December 14, 1941
… 76 Jewish men, women, and children, the only Jews of the locality [Karasubazar] were taken to a field next to the locality four days ago [before this report was written] and have not returned.
BA-MA Freiburg RH 23/72, copy YVA M.29.FR/41
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Yakov Mangupli, the last Krymchak in Belogorsk (Karasubazar), who was born there in 1954 tells about the murder of the Ashkenazi Jews of Karasubazar
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Yakov Mangupli, the last Krymchak in Belogorsk (Karasubazar), who was born there in 1954 tells about the murder of the Ashkenazi Jews of Karasubazar
Interview by Mikhail Tyaglyy, 2011
The International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem