Kodyma


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Kodyma

 

an urban-type settlement, the administrative center of Kodyma Raion, Odessa Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Kodyma has a station on the Zhmerinka-Slobodka railroad line and a cannery, a brickyard, and a factory for reinforced-concrete structural elements.

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For example, Mikhail Stepanskii, who, among others, guarded the Pechora concentration camp for Jews, stated that he agreed to the village mayor's proposal to become a policeman because "he was afraid of being sent [back] to the camp" as well as of "being subjected to beatings." (48) Nikolai Shcherban, who served as a chief of auxiliary police in the town of Kodyma and was hanged by the Soviets in 1944 for his role in shooting hundreds of Jews and committing outrages against local Christians, stated that he surrendered at the front "because he felt that resistance was useless" and that he joined the police "because he felt that Soviet power would not return ...
(73) A few days later he instructed a section of SK 10a at Kodyma to co-operate with the Wehrmacht in shooting around 100 Jews who allegedly belonged to the Communist Party.