The presentation of the book "Trastsianets. Tragedy of the Belarusian People" in Belarusian, Russian and English, recently published by the "Belarusskaya Encyclopedia imeni Petrusya Brovki" publishing house, will be held on October 23rd, the library.
The author is Natalia Yatskevich, head of the research department of the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War.
The book describes the tragic events that took place in 1941–1944 near the village of Maly Trostenets, Minsk region, where the Nazi “death factory”, the largest in the Soviet Union, existed.
Trostenets is one of the 8 largest places of mass destruction of people in Europe: 206,5 thousand prisoners of war and civilians from Austria, Germany, the USSR and other countries were killed.
The book contains historical information about the villages of Maly and Bolshoy Trostenets, their surroundings, a description of the Trostenets memorial.Presentation of the book "Trastsianets. Tragedy of the Belarusian People"