Zugres | Donetsk

/ View at industrial plant near Zugres town © Miguel Maldonado - Yahad-In Unum Yevgeniya P., born in 1933, witnessed the shooting of Jews at the gravel-crushing plant. According to her, the children were poisoned and not shot. © Miguel Maldonado - Yahad-In Unum Yevgeniya P., born in 1933, was almost shoot at the same place where the Jews had been shot before but she managed to stay alive © Miguel Maldonado - Yahad-In Unum Yahad research team is preparing for the interview © Miguel Maldonado - Yahad-In Unum

Execution of Jews in Zugres

1 Execution site(s)

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Witness interview

Vladimir K. : "Jews have been killed on a former training camp of Red army. They had no chance to escape." (Witness N°1601, interviewed in November, 2012)

Historical note

Zugres is a small industrial city east of Donetsk, funded in 1929. Before the war, there was a Jewish community, mostly laborers and assimilated. The city was under German occupation between 1941 and 1943.

Holocaust by bullets in figures

The Jews were killed, probably at the same time as the communists, in a ravine outside the city.

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