Monday, May 27, 2013

POGROMS-1919: KHARKOV JEWISH COMMUNITY: ACCOUNTS OF EXECUTIONS BY VSYUR UNITS ( #2)

The information posted here is based on a series articles detailed in a Russian language magazine, "Scepsis--a magazine of science and social criticism".

Number 54: Testimonies from representatives of the Kharkov Jewish community regarding executions by the Armed Forces of South Russia (VSYUR), June-July, 1919 in Kharkov are available in this article. (http://scepsis.net/library/print/id_1865.html#start_1867) Information is based on GARF. F. R-1339. Op. 1. D. 445. L. 8 vol.-10

Officers of the Drozdowski Regiment arrested HIRSCH Markovich, FELITSIANOV Yefim Markovich Gorelik and Moisey Abramovich without warrants.

ROSENBRG SH--from Chuguev, missed his train and returned to Kharkov., was robbed and found shot to death the next morning.

VINOGRADSKY (20) Emmanuel--medical student, accused of working for the Cheka, robbed, and shot to death.

Hospital medics: LEVIN, CHAGALL (recently had arrived in Kharkov from Kazan), LOUTH ( a student, worked as a volunteer nurse-in evacuation centers), BERMAN, AND Dr. Farbman Shoher (a senior physician)--all shot to death.

RAPTSER Nokhim Meyerov--accused of being a Bolshevik by his laundress's husband. (she had stolen items he had given her to wash) He was robbed and shot to death.