Operational Situation Report USSR No. 91
(September 27, 1941)
September 27, 1941
OPERATIONAL SITUATION REPORT USSR NO. 91
The internment of the Jews of the Bialystok into a ghetto is in
effect. Preparations for internment in other towns can be considered
completed. As agreed between the German mayor of Bialystok, the Einsatzkommando
of the Security Police, and the Chief of the Police, a plan has been
drawn up to deport the Jews of Bialystok to Pruzhana,except for 3,000
that are required as skilled workers. The deportation of 20,000 Jews
is to start this month. It is intended to make of Pruzhana a totally
In the period August 25 to September 9, 1941, 595 persons were executed.
This number is composed of Jews, Communists officials, members of
the JBV, and dangerous mentally ill persons.
Einsatzgruppen Reports by Yitzak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski and
Shmuel Spector, editors. p. 147)