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1900s Name: Dovbysh
1900s District: Novograd-Volynskiy
1900s Province: Volhynia
1900s Country: Russian Empire

Modern: Dovbysh, Ukraine
Modern Ukrainian: Довбиш  listen town name in ukrainian
Modern Russian: Довбыш  listen town name in russian

1930s: Markhlevsk, Zhitomir, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union
1950s: Dovbysh, Soviet Union

Other names: Dovbysh [Rus, Ukr], Markhlevsk [Rus, 1927-35], Shchorsk [Rus, 1939-44], Dovbish, Dolbysz, Dowbysz

50°22'N 27°59'E Mapquest Google Maps


Protocols, statistical reports, correspondence and other materials regarding migratio Not assignedNot Yet Started
Protocols, statistical reports, correspondence and other materials regarding migration to Jewish colonies in Kherson Region of Jews from Novograd-Volynskiy, Baranovka, Rogachev, Troyanov, Lishchany, Kotelnya, Chernyakhov, Goroshki, Yarun, Korostyshev, Radomisl, Pulin, Sokolov, Volodarsk, Romanov, Dovbysh. Lists of migration commissions and migrants, 1925-1926; Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Yiddish; CAHJP HM2/9467.3.

Volyn Regional Executive Committee of Workers, Peasants and Red Army soldiersGAZhO, Zhitomir State Archives, Fond P-126, Opis 1, Delo 157

Document and Dataset Collections

NameTime frameView
Yahad-in Unum execution site for Dovbysh1941-1945
Yahad - In Unum ("together" in Hebrew and Latin) is a Paris-based organization established in 2004 by Father Patrick Desbois and dedicated to systematically identifying and documenting the sites of Jewish mass executions by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.

In Yahad - In Unum archives you can find the following resources concerning the Jewish victims of the town/village of Dovbysh:

- Video testimonies of eyewitnesses of the mass shootings 
- Contemporary photos of executions sites of Jewish victims
- Archival pictures of the town/village and their Jewish inhabitants 
- German archives about the executions of Jewish victims 
- Soviet archives about the executions of Jewish victims 

Video testimonies can be available online upon request on Yahad Interactive Map page

Photos and short video clips of testimonies are available online on Yahad - In Unum interactive map

Others archives are available for consultation in Yahad Research Center in Paris. For more information, please contact Patrice Bensimon
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