Notes

  1. English date system throughout, e.g., August 1, 1941.

  2. The German for female Jew is Jüdin (Jewess). The English word is usually considered derogatory, but has been used for lack of a better alternative.

  3. Abbreviations:


     
    Comm.Communist
     
    Ein.Einsatzkommando
     
    Fem.Female
     
    Germ.German
     
    Intell. Intellectual
     
    JJewish
     
    LithLithuanian
     
    PolitPolitruk (which itself is an abbreviation for politicheski rukovoditel [political instruction])
     
    RussRussian
     

  4. Germans distinguishes female nationalities by using a different word than their male counterpart. Example is Zigeuner (male gypsy) and Zigeunerin (female gypsy).

  5. There is an addition mistake in the original at page 2, entry for August 13, 1941. The total is given as 719 whereas it should be 718.

  6. There appears to be a mistake in the original German at page 7, 6th line of the second full paragraph. "An hand" should be "Anhand". Obviously, we do not correct it.

  7. Hetz. i. A. -Lg. meanining unknown.