Czeremcha

Borough of Czeremcha, Hajnówka District, Podlaskie Voivodship

Type of place

A private property on Sosnowa Street. In December 2017 IPN opened the grave and exhumed the remains of the victims.

Information about the crime

On a private property in Czeremcha there is a common grave where seven men of unknown names, including at least one Jew, were buried. They were killed by the Gestapo and shot to death probably in July 1941 as representatives of Soviet authorities. (IPN GK 162/419)

Sources

Contact and cooperation

We are still looking for information on the identity of the victims and the location of Jewish graves in Czeremcha. If you know something more, write to us at the following address: fundacjazapomniane@gmail.com.

Bibliography

IPN GK 162/419, Questionnaire: Executions and execution sites. Białostockie province.

IPN GK 163/1, Questionnaire: Executions and execution sites. Białostockie province.

IPN BU 2448/25. Questionnaires of the Chief Commission for the Examination of German Crimes in Poland and the Regional Commission for the Examination of German Crimes in Warsaw, collected in 1968-1972. Questionnaires regarding białostockie province – I. Hajnówka district.

IPN BU 2448/27, Questionnaires of the Chief Commission for the Examination of German Crimes in Poland and the Regional Commission for the Examination of German Crimes in Warsaw, collected in 1968-1972. Questionnaires regarding białostockie province – I. Hajnówka district.

Kostowski Z., Mogiła, której nie ma [in:] Kurier Poranny “Magazyn” of 22-26 December 2000.