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German war crimes during the Battle of Moscow

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German war crimes during the Battle of Moscow

In the village of Ershovo in Moscow Oblast, 100 Soviet civilians and captured soldiers were blown up in the village's church, the Germans also burnt the remainder of the village, destroying all but 11 of 106 houses.

In the village of Vysoko, Germans burned 70 civilians and 20 captured Soviet soldiers alive.

In the village of Dubna, Germans hanged 42 civilians, in Prudnaja they burned 20 civilians alive and shot 50 civilians in the village of Kolodeznaja (Tula Oblast).

In the village of Slobodino of Moscow Oblast, Germans raped and killed 15 Soviet women.

In the village of Boljshoe in Tula Oblast, Germans burned 56 civilians and wounded Soviet soldiers alive.

In the village of Chornaja Grjazj in Moscow Oblast, 30 civilians were shot and their bodies were hanged along the way. Two women were also raped and killed: Soloninkowa E. and Erohina K.

During the retreat from Worjushino in Kalinin Oblast, Germans shot 26 civilians (10 among them were children).

During the occupation of Volokolamsk, Germans burned 126 wounded Soviet soldiers alive and shot 86 civilians. They also executed 8 members of the Komsomol accused of acts of sabotage.

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