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1941: Nazis Murder 9,000 Jews in One Day

1941: Nazis Murder 9,000 Jews in One Day
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  • historical event: The destruction of the Jewish ghetto was conducted in the following manner: the Germans blocked all the exits from the ghetto, boarded the Jews on the trucks, and drove them to the edge of town. They had already dug the holes in which they threw the dead bodies after the mass killing.

On this day in 1941 the German army was advancing through the Soviet Union during Operation Barbarossa. On their way they came upon the city Slonim in present-day Belarus, which had a considerable number of Jewish inhabitants. In only one day, the Germans killed about 9,000 Jews, thus destroying 70% of Slonim’s Jewish population.

The next mass killing of Jews took place in 1942. The destruction of the Jewish ghetto was conducted in the following manner: the Germans blocked all the exits from the ghetto, boarded the Jews on trucks, and drove them to the edge of town. They had already dug the holes in which they threw the dead bodies after the mass killing.

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