IVANHOROD MASS GRAVE
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Cemetery ID:  9920
Cemetery Name:  Ivanhorod Mass Grave
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Latitude:  48.78484 
Longitude:  29.78735 
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Details Of Access:  At the entrance to Ivanhorod, along the Uman-Vinnytsia road, from the direction of Uman, opposite the Druzhba cafe. Turn right, continue for 1km along the garden of a collective farm towards Bychkov pond. The shooting site has been turned into a field of the collective farm.
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Cemetery Opening Hours:  open all the time
Currently In Use:  No
 
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City/Town/Village Name:  Ivanhorod
Alternative Names:  Ivangorodok (Alternative Name), Iwanogorod, Iwangród (Polish), Ивангород - Ivangorod (Russian), Івангород - Ivanhorod (Ukrainian)
Country:  Ukraine
Region:  Khrystynivskyi Raion - Cherkasy Oblast
Latitude:  48.801125 
Longitude: 29.807669 
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Current General Population:  1000 - 5000
Current Jewish Population:  None
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Date Earliest Known Jewish Community:  first half of the 19th century
Date Last Known Jewish Community:  the Holocaust
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Or Affecting The Jewish Community:  The Jewish community of Ivanhorod emerged in the early 19th century. In 1897, the Jewish population of Ivanhorod was 442 people.
In 1942, in the southern part of Ivanhorod, mass shootings took place; the number of Jews killed is unknown.
A wartime picture has been preserved, showing an illustration of mass shootings of Jews in which a mother with a child is shot by a German soldier. The image was sent from the Eastern Front to Germany and intercepted by a member of the Polish resistance, Jerzy Tomaszewski. On the reverse side of the picture there was an inscription: "Ukraine 1942, Jewish Action [operation], Ivanhorod."
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Notable Natives Of The Local Jewish Community:  Petr Al’tman - born in Ivanhorod in 1904 – a Jewish writer, died at the front during WWII.
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Description Of Cemetery Location:  agricultural/fields
Situated:  by water
Isolation Detail:  isolated
Additional Details:  near the Bychkov pond
Road / Entrance Sign:  No
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Cemetery Boundary:  no wall or fence
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