An aerial photograph of Babi Yar taken by the German air force. [LCID: 23809]
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Mass Shootings at Babyn Yar (Babi Yar)

In late September 1941, SS and German police units and their auxiliaries perpetrated one of the largest massacres of World War II. It took place at a ravine called Babyn Yar (Babi Yar) just outside the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv.

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