Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky paying tribute to those killed in the massacre
Ukraine Names Nazi Babi Yar Killers: Ukraine’s Genocide Memorial Center on Wednesday revealed the names of 159 Nazi soldiers who were involved in the killing of Jews during the Babi Yar massacre during World War II. The Babi Yar Massacre was one of the worst massacres during World War II. Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, was occupied by the Nazis in 1941. At that time, about 34,000 Jews were killed in the Babi Yar region of Kiev within 48 hours.
The massacre was carried out by Nazi soldiers along with local allies. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky, Israel’s President Isaac Herzog and German President Frank Walter Steimier will attend an event on Wednesday in memory of the victims of the massacre (Nazi Babi Yar Killers). “It is imperative to talk about this horrific incident and learn from it,” Herzog said before leaving for his first trip to Ukraine after becoming president.
1.5 million Jews were murdered
During that time 1.5 million Jews were killed in Ukraine alone. Ukraine’s Genocide Memorial Center reveals the names of 159 of the hundreds of Nazi soldiers who took part in the Babi Yar massacre on September 29-30, 1941. In that barbaric incident 33,771 Jews were massacred (Killings During World War Two). The Genocide Memorial Center said, “Despite the confessions, evidence and evidence presented by some of the Nazi soldiers who carried out the murders as late as the 1960s, only a few of those involved face action for their heinous crimes.” Had to do it.
Age was between 20-60 years
The center said, ‘The age of the Nazi soldiers was between 20 and 60 years. These included both educated and uneducated soldiers. Among them were engineers, teachers, drivers and vendors. Some were married and some were not. Most of them went on to lead a normal life after the war (About Nazi Soldiers). He testified at trial and only a few commanders were found guilty. But the soldiers who committed a large number of murders escaped. Father Patrick Desbois, head of the center’s academic council, said some of the 159 Nazi soldiers were “shooters, others drove Jews out of their homes, snatched their belongings”. While many were serving sandwiches, tea and vodka to the shooters. They are all guilty.’
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