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Operational Situation Report USSR No. 103

The Chief of the Security Police and Security Service

October 4, 1941

48 copies
(36th copy)



Einsatzgruppe D
Location: Nikolayev
Volksdeutsche settlements between Bug and Dniestr


Also otherwise, some families were very poor so that often, the more important household utensils like beds, etc. are lacking. The most desperate need was eliminated by the Einsatzgruppe D by placing at their disposals flats or furniture of Jews. Children's beds and other essential objects were brought in.
(The Einsatzgruppen Reports by Yitzak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski and Shmuel Spector, editors. p. 169)

For additional information about the mobile killing units, and what the Allies had discovered about their operations, see Official Secrets: What the Nazis Planned, What the British and Americans Knew by Richard Breitman, and Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R. Browning

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