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ANTONINY:Antoniny County, Kamenets-Podolsk oblast [Holodky, Antonin, Antonyny] [also Krasilov, Kulchiny, Bazaliya, Orlintsy] PDF Print E-mail

Antoniny (Ukrainian: Антоніни) (formerly known as Holodky (Голодьки) and Antonyny (Антонини) and Antonin [Yiddish} is an urban-type settlement in the Krasyliv Raion (district) of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. 49°48' N, 26°52' E, 22 miles S of Izyaslav (Zaslav), 16 miles W of Starokostyantyniv.

2001 population was 2,655 and 2,400 in 2011. In the 1870s a Neo-baroque palace was built by Austrian architects Fellner & Helmer for the noble Sanguszko and Potocki families.However, it burned to the ground in a fire set by Bolsheviks in August 1919.Only the palace service buildings remain. [Feb 2015]

MASS GRAVES:

  • "During the 1920s and 1930s Antoniny was the center of a Jewish rural council. In 1939 110 Jews lived in Antoniny, comprising about 4% of the total population.  The Germans occupied the town on July 7,1941 and designated it the administrative capital of the area. The ghettos set up in the town and in the nearby village of Orlintsy were surrounded with barbed wire. Many of the Jews died of starvation, cold, or forced labor. In July 1942, on the orders of Gebietskommissar (regional commissar) Gerald Shefer, the Germans murdered Jews (mostly women, elderly people, and children) from Antoniny and Orlintsy in the forest near Manyevtsy village. Jews from Krasilov, Kulchiny, Bazaliya and other nearby towns were also murdered at this location. Antoniny was liberated by the Red Army on March 4, 1944. Source with map and photos [Feb 2015]
  • Murder Sites:
  • Leščinska Park
  • NKVD building
  • Jewish Cemetery
  • Ančupānu Hills

CEMETERY:

Rēzekne was the burial place for Antoniny residents.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015 21:17
 
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