Gomel region

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GOMEL, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4421993205547
30.9869384765625

Gomel area, road
GOMEL, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4421993205547
30.9869384765625

Leshchinec area, forest


BAKHAN, ZHURAVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.39566
30.63599
BAKHAN AREA, trench In September 1941 9 Bakhan Jews were shot to death by Germans in a trench near the village on the road to Ostrovki.
CHECHERSK, CHECHERSK COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.9166531
30.9153939
CHECHERSK AREA, Anti-tank trenches In November 1941, in the first local murder operation 84 old and sick Chechersk Jews who could not work were shot to death by Germans near the town.

According to the transcript of the trial of Nazi war criminals held at Minsk in January 1946, at the end of 1941 about 200 (max. 500) Chechersk Jews and Gypsies (Roma) were shot to death by Germans with the assistance of Belarusian policemen.
CHERNOYE, RECHITSA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4688889
30.3647222
CHERNOYE, village On September 22, 1941 a German murder squad surrounded Chernoye and began searching for Jews. 5 Jews who were found in the village were shot to death there. The Germans did not allow the bodies of the victims to be buried for several days.
DOBRUSH, DOBRUSH COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4272161
31.3129209
DOBRUSH AREA, forest On November 21, 1941 103 Dobrush Jews and 19 Communists were shot to death by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen. The victims were shot in pits that were dug two days earlier in the forest near a machine-tractor station by Jewish men from the Dobrush ghetto.
KORMA,<> COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

PEREROST, DOBRUSH COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4950
30.0250

52.3025
31.4680556
DOBRUSH AREA, forest On November 21, 1941 17 Jews from Pererost and Korma who were deported by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen, to the Dobrush ghetto during October-November 1941, were shot to death with the other Jews from the ghetto in the forest near Dobrush.
BOBOVICHI, GOMEL COUNTY,GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

PRUDOK, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

DAVYDOVKA, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

KANTAKUZOVKA, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

POKOLYUBICHI, GO
52.34137
30.912901

52.4833333
31.0166667

52.3994444
30.9188889


52.3200
31.1236111


52.5044444
31.0366667


52.2833
30.9667

GOMEL AREA In the fall of 1941, 27 Jews, Communists, Soviet activists. and prisoners of war from villages near Gomel were shot to death by Germans with the assistance of local policemen in "operations to pacify the area."
RUDENETS, UVAROVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

TIKHINICHI, UVAROVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTIRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.5908333
30.7772222


52.6167
30.7667
GOMEL AREA In April 1943 two Jewish ( they were probably ethnically mixed) families from Tikhinichi and Rudenets villages were taken to Gomel by Germans and shot to death there.
GOMEL, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4421993205547
30.9869384765625
GOMEL AREA, Anti-tank trenches




GORVAL, RECHITSA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.570881
30.200581
GORVAL, village On September 7, 1941 an SS murder squad entered Gorval and immediately forced all the Jews to gather in the courtyard outside the village council building where, after being abused, 33 Jews were shot to death by Germans.
GUBICHI, BUDA KOSHELEVO COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.6877778
30.3038889
KRASNY KURGAN, Anti-tank trenches At the end of October 1941 two Jewish families (7 persons) from Gubichi village were deported to the Buda Koshelevo ghetto and shot to death with the rest of the Jews in the ghetto by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen, in anti-tank trenches near Krasny Kurgan village on December 27, 1941.
BUDA KOSHELEVO, BUDA KOSHELEVO COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.717386
30.5666567
KRASNY KURGAN, Anti-tank trenches On December 27, 1941 485 Jews from Buda Koshelevo and the surrounding villages were shot to death by Germans and local policemen in anti-tank trenches near Krasny Kurgan village. An ethnically mixed family of 3 persons that was in the ghetto managed to escape when the Jews were taken from the ghetto to the murder site.
LOYEV, LOYEV COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
51.9404451
30.7995623
LESHCHINETS AREA, Anti-tank trenches On November 4, 1942 150 Loyev Jews ( 97 Jewish families) who were deported to the Gomel ghetto by Germans at the end of October 1942 were shot to death in anti-tank trenches together with Jews from Leshchinets.
LIPA, BUDA KOSHELEVO COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.7275
30.8097222
LIPA, village In October 1943 9 Jews from Lipa and 11 non-Jews were shot to death in the village by Germans.
LOYEV, LOYEVCOUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
51.9404451
30.7995623
LOYEV AREA, Anti-tank trenches On Aguast 16, 1942 a group of women and children (16 people, probably members of ethnically mixed families) from Loyev were shot to death by Germans in an anti-tank trench near the town.
LOYEV, LOYEVCOUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
51.9404451
30.7995623
LOYEV AREA, Dnepr, river bank At the end of August 1941, a few days after the German's occupied Loyev, 8 Jewish men were rounded up by Germans, abused, and shot to death on the bank of the Dnepr River near the town.
OREL, OREL COUNTY, OREL DISTRICT, RUSSIA (USSR)
52.968453
36.069494
OREL, airport Between October 3, 1941 and August 5, 1943 4,000 Gomel Jews were shot to death by Germans at airport of the city of Orel.
GOMEL, GOMEL COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.4421993205547
30.9869384765625
PANTELEYEVKA, ravine In the beginning of July 1941 9 Gomel Jews were shot to death by Germans near Panteleyevka ravine in Lipovaya balka.
PODDOBRYANKA, TEREKHOVKA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.0833333
31.1833333
PODDOBRYANKA, building
At the end of November 1941 22 (max. 40) Poddobryanka Jewish women and children were shot to death in their homes by Germans with the assistance of local policemen. The victims were buried near or in a Jewish cemetery. Local residents were involved in the burials.
PODDOBRYANKA, TEREKHOVKA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.0833333
31.1833333
PODDOBRYANKA, Jewish cemetery In January 24, 1942 105 Poddobryanka Jews were shot to death by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen, in the Jewish cemetery. The victims were buried near or in the Jewish cemetery. Local residents were involved in the burials
PODDOBRYANKA, TEREKHOVKA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.0833333
31.1833333
PODDOBRYANKA, pigsty On September 27, 1941 Poddobryanka Jews were collected in the town square by a German murder squad. The women and children were released but 47 (max. 50) men were shot to death at a pigsty on a farm and were buried in a pit there. Two days later some relatives reburied them in the local cemetery.
RECHITSA, RECHITSA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.365424
30.394444
RECHITSA AREA, Anti-tank trenches
ROGACHEV, ROGACHEV COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.084278
30.05459
ROGACHEV, bakery
On February 12 1942 about 300 Rogachev Jews and Gypsies (Roma) from the area were shot to death by Germans at a former bakery in the city.
ROGACHEV, ROGACHEV COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.084278
30.05459
ROGACHEV, plant
SVERZHEN, ROGACHEV COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.1350
30.3222222
SVERZHEN AREA On December 27, 1941 250 (max. 274) Sverzhen Jews were shot to death by Germans near the village.
AKSHINKI, SVETILOVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

ZHELEZNIKI, SVETILOVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

MALYYE NEMKI, SVETILOVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.7880556
31.1658333


52.7538889
31.3291667


52.8563889
31.3713889
SVETILOVICHI AREA In 1942 a number of Jewish families who lived in villages near Svetilovichi were shot to death in the area by Germans. On November 11, 1941 a Jew from Malye Nemki village was shot to death. In February 1942 9 Zhelezniki Jews and a family of Jewish partisans were shot to death. In June 1942 a Jewish family of 3 or 4 people from Akshinki village was shot to death.
DUBROVKA, <> COUNTY, <> DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.709807
27.953389
TEREKHOVKA AREA, forest In September 1942, two members of a family of converted Jews (the father and daughter) and several families of Gypsies from Dubrovka village were arrested and taken to prison in Terekhovka. After several days of torture they were shot to death by Germans, with the assistance of Belarusians, in the forest near a mill in the area. A Jewish woman who commited suicide in the prison was buried together with the other victims.
UVAROVICHI, UVAROVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)

BORKHOV, UVAROVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.594311
30.73098


52.410061
30.585951
UVAROVICHI, barn On November 15, 1941 about 247 Jews from Uvarovichi and Borkhov were shot to death by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen, at a barn near Uvarovichi.
VETKA, VETKA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.5574131
31.1759584
VETKA AREA In September 1942 61 Vetka Jews who were married to non-Jews and Gypsies (Roma) from surrounding villages were rounded up by Germans with the assistance of local policemen and shot to death near the town.
VETKA, VETKA COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.5574131
31.1759584
VETKA, Anti-tank trenches On December 2, 1941 360 Vetka Jews were collected by Germans, ostensibly to register them. The Jews were arrested at the police station. On the following day they were shot to death together with some Soviet POWs by Germans, with the assistance of local policemen, in anti-tank trenches near a granary in a southern suburb of the town. Local residents participated in the burial of the victims.
ZHLOBIN, ZHLOBIN COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.891506147694
30.025634765625
ZHLOBIN, field On April 12 1942 1,200 Zhlobin Jews were shot to death by Germans in a field near oil-storage tanks between Zhlobin city and Lebedevka village.
STRESHIN, STRESHIN COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
52.723289
30.1166
ZHLOBIN, field On April 14 1942 480 Streshnin Jews were shot to death by Germans in a field near some oil-storage tanks between Zhlobin city and Lebedevka. village.
ZHURAVICHI, ZHURAVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.24638
30.549259
ZHURAVICHI AREA At the beginning of December 1941 72 Jewish men from the Zhuravichi ghetto were shot to death by Germans near the villages of Stary Krivsk and Novy Krivsk.
ZHURAVICHI, ZHURAVICHI COUNTY, GOMEL DISTRICT, BELORUSSIA (USSR)
53.24638
30.549259
ZHURAVICHI AREA, Starina, forest On January 1, 1942 171 Zhuravichi Jews who remained in the ghetto were shot to death by Germans in the Starina forest near Zhuravichi village. Many prisoners of war and non-Jewish local residents were also shot to death there.