Babi Yar

The Largest, Single Massacre in the History of the Holocaust

Babi Yar

Location: Outskirts of Kiev


Date: 29–30 September 1941


Incident type: Genocide, mass murder


Camp: Syrets Concentration Camp


Victims: 33,771 Jews in initial two-day massacre
100,000–150,000 Ukrainians, Jews, Romans, and Soviet prisoners of war on later dates


Memorials: On site and elsewhere


Notes: Possibly the largest two-day massacre during the Holocaust Syrets Concentration Camp was also located in the area.