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Nazis Kill 800 Jews in Chernigov in Mass-execution in Market Place

All but one of the 800 Jews who remained in Chernigov, in the Ukraine, after the Nazis occupied the city were herded together in the market place and machine-gunned to death, it was related here today by Abraham Wannikev, the lone survivor.

Wannikov remained in Chernigov when the Germans seized the city, operating with a guerrilla band. He was captured by the Nazis and taken, together with the rest of the Jews in the city, to the market place. Together with another Jew, Saul Feigin, Wannikov succeeded in escaping, but Feigin was shot by pursuing Gestapo men.