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Newsgroups: alt.revisionism,soc.history
Subject: Einsatzgruppen: Operational Situation Report: USSR #45
Followup-To: alt.revisionism
Keywords: Einsatzgruppen, Petshanka, Mogilev Podolski, Kishinev

The Chief of the Security Police and the SD

Berlin, August 7, 1941

47 Copies
(33rd copy)


Einsatzgruppen D
Location: Olschanka, west of Yampol
Einsatzkommando 10A
Location: Petshanka

Because of riots and attacks against the German Army, raids were carried out
against Jews in Kodyma. In the course of these raids 97 Jews were shot and
1756 hostages were taken. Hostages were taken in each new place, and were
executed on the slightest pretest. 9 Jews were shot in Yampol.

Einsatzkommando 10B
Location: Mogilev Podolski

Prevention of the mass departure of Jews into territory where German
interest predominates. Harvesting is organized.

Einsatzkommando 11A
Location: Kishinev

In the course of renovating the few official buildings which were not
destroyed [ek11] has seized material and discovered several terror and
sabotage orginizations. Leading agents were shot. Up to this point 551 Jews
have been liquidated, of these 151 for participating in sabotage acts, 400
in reprisal for shooting at German medical trucks and for lighting signal
flares for Red aviators. Jews are confined to the ghetto if they have not

Einsatzkommando 11B
Location: Thigina

Jews in Thigina concentrated. 155 Jews liquidated as a reprisal for
signaling to the Red Army.

Work cited:

The Einsatzgruppen Reports. ed. Yitzak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski, Shmuel
Spector. New York: Holocaust Library. 1989. p 76

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