GRANOV I: US Commission No. UA01650101
Alternate name: Granuv (Polish) and Granov (others). The town is located at 48÷52 29÷34, 50 km from Uman' and 16 km from Gaysin. The cemetery is located at the northern outskirts of the village, Opanasenko Street, at the right. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
Sokolova Eleonora Eugen'evna of 253152 Kiev, 5 Tychiny Street, Apt. 68 [Phone: (044) 5505681] visited site and completed survey on 26/10/96. Interviewed was Zhuk Alexandra Alexeevna of 11, Opanasenko Street on 26/10/96.
GRANOV II: US Commission No. UA01650501
See GRANOV I for town information. The mass grave is at the entrance to the village at 2km at the right. The last known Jewish burial was in 1942. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked mass grave. The wooded, isolated site has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road and crossing the Verbichsky forest, access is open to all. No wall, fence or gate surrounds the mass grave. No stones are visible. Vegetation overgrowth is a seasonal problem, preventing access. The mass grave has no special sections. The mass grave contains unmarked mass graves. Municipality owns the site now used for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are the forest and the ravine with the river. The mass grave boundaries is larger now than 1939. Rarely, private visitor (Jews and non-Jews) and local residents visit. This mass grave never was vandalized. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the mass grave are no structures. Moderate threat: uncontrolled access, weather erosion, vegetation and vandalism. Slight threat: pollution, existing nearby development and proposed nearby development.
Sokolova Eleonora Eugen'evna of 253152 Kiev, 5 Tychiny Street, Apt. 68 [Phone: (044) 5505681] visited site and completed survey on 26/10/96. Bondarenko Petr Viktorovich [Phone: (071) 57236] was interviewed on 26/10/96.