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10 Jun 1920

  • Kiev, Ukraine was evacuated by the Polish forces and the Bolsheviks marched in. ww2dbase [Kiev | AC]
16 Sep 1941

  • German Generals Guderian and Kleist's Panzergruppen linked up east of Kiev, Ukraine, encircling 5 Soviet Armies. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | Kiev | TH]
19 Sep 1941

  • German troops captured Kiev, Ukraine, along with 600,000 prisoners, 2,500 tanks, and 1,000 artillery pieces. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | Kiev | TH]
24 Sep 1941

28 Sep 1941

29 Sep 1941

  • The German Einsatzgruppen massacred somewhere between 50,000 and 96,000 Ukrainians, 33,771 of whom Jews, at the Babi Yar ravine outside Kiev. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | Kiev | TH]
1 Oct 1941

Photo(s) dated 1 Oct 1941
Babi Yar ravine, Kiev, Ukraine, 1 Oct 1941, photo 6 of 6Discarded personal belongings near Babi Yar, Kiev, Ukraine, 1 Oct 1941Dead bodies along a street in Kiev, Ukraine, 1 Oct 1941Dead body along a street in Kiev, Ukraine, 1 Oct 1941
See all photos dated 1 Oct 1941
20 Apr 1944

Photo(s) dated 20 Apr 1944
Nikolai Vatutin
13 Sep 1944

  • Ferdinand Catlos was arrested by the Soviets in Kiev, Ukraine. ww2dbase [Ferdinand Catlos | Kiev | CPC]
11 Dec 1967

  • Sydir Kovpak passed away in Kiev, Ukraine. ww2dbase [Sydir Kovpak | Kiev | CPC]
3 Mar 2010


Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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