Holocaust by bullets that took place on German occupied territories of Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 claimed more than 5,000 lives of Jewish citizens of Izyaslav (also known as Iziaslav, Izyslavl, Zaslav). The Germans occupied Izyaslav on July 5, 1941. The Jewish citizens of the town were ordered to wear yellow stars. As soon as on the August 30 of that year 1,324 of local Jews were shot to death in Poboy anti-tank trenches outside the town.
After this first wave of what would be a complete extermination of Jewish population of this town, a ghetto was set up for the remaining Jews. Continue
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Existing small obelisk does not represent the scale of this tragic event. We feel obligated to honor names of the victims of Shoah in Izyaslav and to remind future generations about mass atrocities that happened in Ukraine in 1941-1944.