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Babi Yar Triangle

B 14 St & Corbin Place

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This park was named in 1981, in a unanimous vote of the City Council, to commemorate one of the darkest events of World War II (1939-1945). On September 29th and 30th, 1941, Nazi Einsatzgruppe soldiers, supported by members of the Ukrainian militia, massacred 33,711 Jews in the Babi Yar ravine outside Kiev, Ukraine’s capital. Over the course of the 778 days of Nazi rule in Kiev, the ravine became a mass grave for over 100,000 people. In addition to the Jewish Ukrainians, the Nazis murdered Gypsies (Roma), physically and mentally handicapped people, Soviet Prisoners of War, homosexuals, and public dissenters of the Third Reich’s activities.

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