Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team
Einsatzgruppen Operational Situational Reports
[ OSR's #8 - #195 ]
Operational Situation Report USSR No.
The Chief of the Security Police and the SD Berlin,
February 4th, 1942
The others were released after a sever warning. This action has deeply impressed the population. A noticeable deterioration of the mood in the population could be felt, not only with respect to the Communists but also in national Ukrainian organizations. The original East Ukrainian population is visibly united against the newly-arrived West Ukrainians who are seen as the main carriers of the idea of nationalism.
Just like the Communists, the members of the
national Ukrainian movement use various false documents, cover names, secret
codes, etc. Lately, Communists hung up posters that falsified the original
text in a Communist sense. They also hung next to the German posters
so-called translations that had the same number of lines but was nothing but
Then, on December 16, 1942, a summons was issued
from the city commander to move to the area by December 16, 1941. The
evacuation of the Jews went of without a hitch except for some robberies
during the march of the Jews in the direction of their new quarters. Almost
without exception, only Ukrainians participated in the robberies. So far, no
report is available on the number of Jews that were arrested during the
evacuation. At the same time, preparation for the shooting of the Jews is
underway. 305 Jews who have spread rumors against the German Army were shot
Translations by Hermann Feuer
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