Buchach
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The formerly Galician and now Ukrainian city of Buchach (Rus. and Ukr.; Pol.: Buczacz) was inhabited mainly by Poles, Jews, and Ukrainians from early modern times until 1944. During the Second World War, the Germans, together with local collaborators, murdered the Jews of the city while the Polish population fell victim to ethnic cleansing by Ukrainian Nationalists. In Buchach, t…

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Omer Bartov, Providence, “Buchach”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0127>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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