Lvov poland map. Silber in evyatar freisel atlas of modern jewish history rev. Its capital is the city of krakow. A list of suggested internet links general. The volhynian massacres were anti polish genocidal ethnic cleansings conducted by ukrainian nationalists.
What were the volhynian massacres. Areas of sabbatian frankist and beshtian activity eighteenth century. Before the outbreak of world war ii more than 33 million jews lived in poland the largest jewish population of europe and second largest jewish community in the world. It should not be confused with the modern lesser poland voivodeship which covers only the south western part of lesser poland darker rose on map to the right.
The massacres took place within polands borders as of the outbreak of wwii and not only in volhynia but also in other areas with a mixed polish ukrainian population especially the lvov tarnopol and. Mysterious and architecturally lovely this unesco listed city is the countrys least soviet and exudes the same authentic central european charm as pre tourism prague or krakow once did. If youve spent time in other ukrainian regions lviv will come as shock. Concentration camps in poland.
Here is a list of the major concentration camps which were created by the germans and are now located in poland. We can help with your travel arrangements warsaw krakow wroclaw gdansk and more. Getto we lwowie was a world war ii jewish ghetto established and operated by nazi germany in the city of lwow now lviv ukraine in the territory of nazi administered general government in german occupied poland. Based on map 46 prepared by michael k.
Formerly the capital of the historic region of galicia lvov has switched between many countries as a result of war and occupation.