Sunday, June 2, 2013

1940--KHARKOV: MURDER OF JEWISH POLISH OFFICERS

About 188 Jewish Polish officers, prisoners of war in the Starobelsk camp in Kharkov, were murdered April 5-May 12, 1940. The list of names, in Polish, is available at:  http://poznan.jewish.org.pl/index.php/charkow/Pomordowani-w-Charkowie.html  or http://tinyurl.com/pvhzqkn
(You can easily use an online translator for this list).

The complete list includes first names, rank, etc. There also appear to be many medical personnel.
Some of the surnames are:

ADLER, ALFER, ALTERMAN, ANISFELD, ARON, ASCHENBERG

BALER, BERENCWAJG, BERLAND (Julius Elias, member of the Jewish War Veterans of Polish Independence),  BINENSZTOK, BLATT, BOK, BORKOWSKI (2), BRANDT, BROCH, BRYK

CEICHNER, CIEMIAK/TZEMACH, CHWAT, CYMERMAN

EISEN, ELISZANSKI, ENGLISZER, ESMAN

FECHTNER, FEDERA, FISZHAUT, FOGELBAUM, FRENKEL

GABINSKI, GEISLER, GELLER, GINSBERG, GOLDBERG, GOLDE, GRAF

HANAK, HELLMAN, HOROWICZ, HWAT

ILINSKI

JAKUBOWICZ, JELENKIEWICZ, JOSEFBERG

KACZER, KAHAN, KARLSBAD, KEILSON, KLEJSON, KOFLER, KON, KRAKOW, KRIEGER, KRUMHOLC, KULPINSKI

LAKS, LAPIDUS, LEBENBAUM, LEVIN, LICHTENSTEIN, LOTHE

MACHONBAUMM, MAMLUK, MARIENSZTEJN, MERYN

NADEL, NEUGEBAUER,

OBERLENDER, OJSTRACH

PAJCHEL, PAPP, PELTYS, PONARSKI

RABINER, REICH (2), ROSENBERG (4), ROZANSKI

SCHWEIG, SIERUCZEWSKI, SIGALIN, SINGER, SOBOL, STEINBERG, Baruch (Chief Rabbi of the Polish Army, moved from Kozielsku camp in December, 1939), STREIT, SZAFERMAN, SZAPIRO

TENENBAUM

URBACH

WAJKSELFISZ/Weikwelfisz, WAJS, WARSAW, WATTENBERG, WYSZOGROD (2)

ZANDMER, ZEHNGUT, et al.