v. ZHURAVNIKI I: US Commission No. UA02090501
Alternate name: Droshkopol (Yiddish), Drushkopl (German), Drusnkopol (Hungarian), Druszkopol (Russian) and Druzkopol (Hebrew). v. Zhuravniki is located in Volynskaya at 50º26 24º41, 60 km from Lutsk and 140 km from Lvov. The mass grave is located at NW, 500m from brick factory. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo St. 18, apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 4775] visited site on 2/21/95. Interviewed was Rul I.P. on 2/21/95. Kirzhner completed survey on02/21/1995. Documentation: The Holocaust of Volhynian Jews,1941-1944; Yad Vashem. The Federation of Volhinian Jews Jerusalem, 1990. Other documentation was inaccessible.
v. ZHURAVNIKI II: US Commission No. UA02090101
The cemetery is located at W part of village, near road to Kvasov. The Jewish cemetery was established in 1818 with last known Hasidic burial 1940. No other towns or villages used this unlandmarked cemetery. The isolated rural (agricultural) flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by near road to Kvasov, access is open to all. No wall, fence, or gate surrounds the cemetery. 1 to 20 common tombstones, none in original location with more than 75% toppled or broken, date from 19th century. Locations of any removed stones are unknown. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. Municipality owns property used for agriculture (crops or animal grazing) and waste dumping. Properties adjacent are agricultural and residential. The cemetery boundaries have not changed since 1939. Rarely, Jewish or non-Jewish private visitors stop. The cemetery was not vandalized in the last ten years. There is no maintenance. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Serious threat: uncontrolled access (Caretaker needed; tombstones used as construction supplies.). Moderate threat: pollution and vandalism. Slight threat: vegetation, existing and proposed nearby development.
Kirzhner Moisey of 263005, Lutsk, Grushevskogo St. 18, apt. 38 [Phone: (03322) 34775] visited site and completed survey on 2/21/95. Interviewed on 2/21/95were Palchin P.I., Litvin M.V., and Gutra V.I. Documentation: State Archive of Volyn Oblast, f. 96, op 1; Documents of Jewish Gmina.