Holocaust memorial center asks to rename Kyiv metro station after Babyn Yar
Feb. 11, 2020
The nonprofit behind a planned Holocaust memorial center in Ukraine has suggested renaming Kyiv’s Dorohozhychi metro station after Babyn Yar, the nearby ravine where German Nazis and local collaborators murdered 33,771 Jews on Sept. 29-30, 1941.
The mass killing was likely the largest single massacre of the Holocaust...
By John Wear
One of the worst atrocities attributed to the Einsatzgruppen was the Babi Yar massacre, which allegedly occurred in a large ravine outside Kiev in the Ukraine. The allegation is that Einsatzgruppe C rounded up 33,771 Jews in Kiev and shot all of them over the period September 29-30, 1941.[i] German Reserve Police Battalion 45 and Police Battalion 303 are said to have assisted in the operation.[ii] This article will examine the veracity of these allégations.