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Historical-Cultural Reserve

Latitude: 49.89781, Longitude: 28.57401

Memorial at the Historical-Cultural Reserve murder site Memorial at the Historical-Cultural Reserve murder site The International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem Historical-Cultural Reserve murder site
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Photo by Mikhail Tyaglyy, 2015 Historical-Cultural Reserve murder site
Photo by Mikhail Tyaglyy, 2015
The International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem

July 1941, some 850 Jews were shot in the course of two days in the area of the Historical-Cultural Reserve. In addition, in late July or the first days of August, approximately 300 Jews were shot by Sonderkommando 4a, later relieved by Einsatzkommando 5. On August 25 or 28, 1941, 546 Jews were shot in the area of the Historical-Cultural Reserve by a special unit of the Higher SS and Police Leader southern front headquarters, headed by Friedrich Jeckeln.