BOBR: Minsk Print

Alternate names: Bobr [Rus, Bel], Bober [Yid], Bóbr [Pol], Russian/Belarusian: Бобр. .Located at 54°20' N, 29°16' E in Senno uezd, Minsk Oblast, 75.0 miles ENE of Minsk, 52 miles NW of Mahilyow (Mogilev), 32 miles ENE of Barysaw (Borisov). 1900 Jewish population: 1,479. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 258: "Bóbr" #1. [March 2009]

Photos: "This obelisk was erected in 1959 as a memorial to some 961 Jewish residents of Bobr murdered by the Nazis on 10 Oct 1941. The November testimony shows Nazi commanders ordering troops to throw burning straw into houses and hand grenades into ovens..." [March 2009]

photos. [February 2010]

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