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Encyclopedia > Lozisht

Lozisht was a Jewish shtetl (village) located in what is now western Ukraine but which used to be a part of Poland and was called then Ignatowka. A shtetl or shtetele (Yiddish: , diminutive form of Yiddish shtot, town) was typically a small town or village with a large Jewish population in pre-Holocaust Central and Eastern Europe. ...


It used to be a part of a joint community together with the neighbouring village, Trochenbrod (or Zofiówka). It was founded in 1838, and had grown to approximately 1200 inhabitants by the beginning of World War II. Of those, only a few survived. The village was totally destroyed and now only fields and a forest can be seen there. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


References

  • (1988) The tree and it's roots. האילן ושורשיו : ספר קורות ט״ל : זופיובקה־־איגנטובקה (in Hebrew). LCCN 88-195445.  a book about the combined towns of Trochenbrod and Lozisht

 
 

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