Babi Yar is a ravine in ​Ukraine-iconUkraineball and it was the site of many massacres that were carried out by ​Nazi-iconNazis.  The most well known massacre carried out at Babi Yar was the first one where 33,771 ​Jew-icon Jews were killed from September 29-30 1941. This massacre was carried out by SS police battalions and Einsatzgruppen(Nazi death squads) and Ukrainian collaborators. Later massacres would not only see Jews killed but also see ​Gypsy-icon​ Gypsies/Roma, Soviet-icon Soviet POWs and many others killed at this site. It is estimated that 100,000 - 150,000 people were killed in these massacres.  

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.