The Lviv Pogrom of 1941: The Germans, Ukrainian Nationalists, and the Carnival Crowd

  title={The Lviv Pogrom of 1941: The Germans, Ukrainian Nationalists, and the Carnival Crowd},
  author={John-Paul Himka},
  journal={Canadian Slavonic Papers},
  pages={209 - 243}
Abstract This study examines three actors in the Lviv pogrom of 1 July 1941: the Germans, Ukrainian nationalists, and the urban crowd. It argues that the Germans created the conditions for the outbreak of the pogrom and encouraged it in the first place. They also shot Jews en masse, both during and after the pogrom. The Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) set up a short-lived government in Lviv on 30 June headed by a vehement anti-Semite. It simultaneously plastered the city with… Expand
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