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An aerial photograph of Babi Yar taken by the German air force. September 26, 1943.
Defendant Paul Blobel at the Einsatzgruppen Trial, case #9 of the Subsequent Nuremberg Proceedings.
On September 15, 1947, defendant Paul Blobel pleads not guilty during his arraignment at the Einsatzgruppen Trial. Blobel was the commander of the unit responsible for the massacre at Babi Yar (near Kiev). He was convicted by the military tribunal at Nuremberg and sentenced to death. Blobel was hanged at the Landsberg prison on June 8, 1951.
Portrait of five-year-old Mania Halef, a Jewish child, who was later killed during the mass execution at Babi Yar.
1936 portrait of two-year-old Mania Halef, a Jewish child, who was later killed during the mass execution at Babi Yar.
1935 portrait of three-year-old Anna Glinberg, a Jewish child. She was later killed during the mass execution at Babi Yar.
Soldiers from unidentified units of Einsatzgruppe C look through the possessions of Jews massacred at Babi Yar, a ravine near Kiev. Soviet Union, September 29–October 1, 1941.
On September 29-30, 1941, SS and German police units and their auxiliaries, under guidance of members of Einsatzgruppe C, murdered the Jewish population of Kiev at Babi Yar, a ravine northwest of the city.
This photograph shows groups of Jews being forced to hand over their possessions and undress before being shot in the ravine.
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