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Talerhof is the concentration camp, created by Austro-Hungarian authorities in the first days of the World War I in a sandy valley in foothills of the Alpes, near Graz, the main city of province Styria. The Graz Schlossberg Clock Tower Graz [graːts] (Slovenian: Gradec IPA: /gra. ... Styria (Steiermark in German, Štajerska in Slovenian) can refer to: Styria - a federal state of Austria Styria - an informal province in Slovenia Styria - a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire and crownland of Austria-Hungary This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise...


Austro-Hungarian authorities subjected to repression Ukrainians in Galicia and Bukovina that sympathized with Russia. Over twenty thousand supporters of Russia are arrested and placed in the Austrian concentration camp in Talerhof, Styria. (Other concentration camp for supporters of Russia was the fortress at Terezín, now in the Czech Republic.) Fortress plan, 1869 Terezín (German: Theresienstadt) is the name of a former military fortress and garrison town in Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. ...


The first group of prisoners has been convoyed in Talerhof by soldiers of Austrian regiment of Graz on September, 4, 1914.


Till winter 1915 there were no barracks in Talerhof. Prisoners laid on the ground open-air during a rain and a frost.


On November, 9, 1914 official report of field marshal Schleer informed, there were 5700 Russophiles in Talerhof. In total 20 thousand people were prisoners of Talerhof since September, 4 1914 till May, 10 1917.


Already in first 1.5 years three thousand prisoners of Talerhof died.


Tens thousand of Russophiles were victims of reprisals which carried out by Austro-hungarian authorities in territory of the Western Ukraine during World War I.


Source

Vavrik I.R., «Terezín and Talerhof», publishing house of Archpriest R. N.Samelo, New York, 1966


 
 

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