<p>On September 29-30, 1941, SS and German police units and their auxiliaries, under guidance of members of <a href="/narrative/2290">Einsatzgruppe </a> C, murdered the Jewish population of Kiev at <a href="/narrative/5337">Babi Yar</a>, a ravine northwest of the city. </p>
<p>This photograph shows groups of Jews being forced to hand over their possessions and undress before being shot in the ravine. </p>

Babyn Yar

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