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Baranovichi Ghetto/ Extermination Camp

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  • Ruth Bjehavá (1917 - 1942)
    Narozena 16. 10. 1917 Poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha II Adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha VII, Braunerova 25 Transport AA...
  • Lucie Taussig (1883 - c.1942)
  • Ida Weiger (1883 - c.1942)
  • Emma Siegl (1884 - c.1942)
    Emma SIEGL, née ROGER: b.19 Aug 1884, ? - d. circa July 1942, Baranovici, Holocaust Information concerning eventual deportation and subsequent death: Emma SIEGL: Central DB of Shoah Victims'...
  • Otto Siegl (1876 - c.1942)
    Otto SIEGL: b. 7 March 1976, Loschitz - d. circa Aug 1942, Baranovici (Belarus), HOLOCAUST With thanks to Tomás PERNY for further valuable Information. Details of deportation and subsequen...

The city of Baranovichi, in modern-day Belarus Belarusian: Бара́навічы [baˈranavʲitʂɨ], Łacinka: Baranavičy, Baranavichy; Russian: Бара́новичи, Polish: Baranowicze, Yiddish: באראנאוויטש, Baranovich, began as a Polish village, growing to a town with a 50% Jewish population in 1897, and serving as a seat of Jewish learning and culture. It became part of the Soviet Union and served as refuge to Jews fleeing German-occupied Poland. In 1941 the Wehrmacht seized the city and created a ghetto on its outskirts. After several “selections,” all the occupants of the ghetto were sent to various German concentration camps.

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