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The Vinnytsia Massacres

Zlochyn Moskvy u Vinnytsi [Moscow's crime at Vinnytsia].

New York: Vydannia holovnoi upravy Spilky ukrainsʹkoi molodi Ameryky (Ukrainian American Press), 1951. Octavo (17 × 13 cm). Original staple-stitched photo-illustrated wrappers; 55, [1] pp. Twelve photographs throughout. A very good copy.

Photo-illustrated pamphlet documenting the Soviet massacres at Vinnytsia perpetrated during the Great Purge in the late 1930s, which were discovered by German Nazi troops during World War II. It is estimated that Soviet secret police executed between nine and eleven thousand political prisoners. A detailed examination was conducted by a German commission, and the results were used for the anti-communist propaganda purposes of the Nazi regime.

Scarce in the trade.

Book ID: 51976

Price: $275.00