List of villages and towns depopulated of Jews during the Holocaust

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Below is a partial list of selected villages and towns (shtetls) depopulated of Jews during the Holocaust. The liquidation actions were carried out mostly by the Nazi Einsatzgruppen and Orpo police as well as auxiliary battalions through mass killings. The German "pacification" units of the Einsatzkommando were paramilitary forces within the Schutzstaffel, under the high command of the Obergruppenführer. The Einsatzgruppen operated primarily in the years 1941–45.

Belarus

Lithuania

The following Jewish communities in Lithuania were destroyed during the Holocaust. Note that the list includes places in modern, post-1991 Lithuania, some of which were in German-occupied Poland during the war.[1][2][3][4]

Poland

Romania

Slovenia

Ukraine

See also

References

  1. Katz, Dovid, ed. (2012). "Map of the Jewish Communities of Lithuania: Links to their Holocaust Fate". Retrieved 5 June 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania". Vilnius, Lithuania: Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "International Jewish Cemetery Project: Lithuania". International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies. Retrieved 5 June 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Levin, Dov; Rosin, Joseph, eds. (1996). Lithuania: Encyclopedia of the Jewish Communities from their Establishment until after the Shoah of the Second World War. Jerusalem, Israel: Yad Vashem.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Further reading

  • Mokotoff, Gary; Amdur Sack, Sallyann (1991). Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust (1st ed.). Teaneck, N.J.: Avotaynu. ISBN 0-9626373-1-9. OCLC 23652677.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Mokotoff, Gary; Amdur Sack, Sallyann (2002). Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust. Alexander Sharon (2nd, revised ed.). Bergenfield, N.J.: Avotaynu. ISBN 1-886223-15-7. OCLC 488653492.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Yad Vashem (1965). Blackbook of localities whose Jewish population was exterminated by the Nazis. Jerualem, Israel: Yad Vashem. OCLC 48650158.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Margulis, Ted (2012). "Ukrainian Cities and Shtetls". Jewish Web Index.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Margulis, Ted (2012). "Romania, Bukovina and Moldova". Jewish Web Index.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>