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    Help Translating?

    Hi..

    Is there anybody who could possibly translate the writing on the back of this old photograph? I'm not even sure this IS Cyrillic, but it's my best guess!

    Here is the link to the image.

    Any help at all would be much appreciated! If you'd like to see the front of the image, just let me know. Thanks!

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    That is a tough cookie, we need a native on the scene fast!!! I could only make out the first part of the first sentence, In October 1944... Could you link the front part too?
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    I suspected it might be tough to read.. I scanned it extra large just for that reason.

    Here is a photo of the front. Warning, it's a graphic crime scene, with three bodies!

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    Aha, a bit of DaVinci sneaking in here?....

    в октябре 1944г. Украинско-_ националисты ночью ворвались в дом Голик Иосифа, жителя села Гермаюивна, Ляшельницскодальского района, Тернопольской области, расстреляли его семью в 1ом числе полтора__ического ви__.

    Снимок сделан через неспольно мас_ после совещения _одся_.

    Ukrainian Nazis broke into the home of Golik Iosifa, a resident of the village of G__, of L_ district in Ternopol Oblast, and shot his family ....

    That's all I can make out. Don't quote me on those placenames!

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    Wow. That's friggin' depressing...
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    В октябре 1944 г. Украинско-буржуазные националисты ночью ворвались в дом Голик Иосифа, жителя села Германовка/Германивка (?) б/Мельницеподольского района Тернопольской области, расстреляли его семью, в том числе полторагодичного внука.

    Снимок сделан через несколько часов после совершения злодеяний.

    I don't speak English good enough to translate it, hope, this will help someone else to translate...

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    nazi

    Quote Originally Posted by Indra
    В октябре 1944 г. Украинско-буржуазные националисты ночью ворвались в дом Голик Иосифа, жителя села Германовка/Германивка (?) б/Мельницеподольского района Тернопольской области, расстреляли его семью, в том числе полторагодичного внука.
    One night in October of 1944, Ukrainian-bourgeoisie nationalists burst into the home of Golik Yosifa, a resident of the village of Germanovka, in the Melnitsepodolskoi district, in the Tepnopolskoi region, where they shot his family to death, including his 1 & 1/2 year-old grandson.
    Снимок сделан через несколько часов после совершения злодеяний.
    This photo was taken only a few hours after the commission of this evil deed.


    There's my attempt...Credit Indra on the decipherment...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Indra
    В октябре 1944 г. Украинско-буржуазные националисты ночью ворвались в дом Голик Иосифа, жителя села Германовка/Германивка (?) б/Мельницеподольского района Тернопольской области, расстреляли его семью, в том числе полторагодичного внука.

    Снимок сделан через несколько часов после совершения злодеяний.

    I don't speak English well enough to translate it, I hope this will help someone else to translate...
    Well if you put it like that: In October 1944 Ukranian Burgeouise Nationalists broke in at night to the house of Golik Iosofa, residents of the village Germanovka/Germanivka(?) of the Melnitsepodolskiy region of the ternopolskiy oblast (province), shot his family, including a one-and-a-half year old grandson.

    The photo was taken only a few hours after the crime
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    Re: nazi

    Quote Originally Posted by Бармалей
    Quote Originally Posted by Indra
    В октябре 1944 г. Украинско-буржуазные националисты ночью ворвались в дом Голик Иосифа, жителя села Германовка/Германивка (?) б/Мельницеподольского района Тернопольской области, расстреляли его семью, в том числе полторагодичного внука.
    One night in October of 1944, Ukrainian-bourgeoisie nationalists burst into the home of Golik Yosifa, a resident of the village of Germanovka, in the Melnitsepodolskoi district, in the Tepnopolskoi region, where they shot his family to death, including his 1 & 1/2 year-old grandson.
    Снимок сделан через несколько часов после совершения злодеяний.
    This photo was taken only a few hours after the commission of this evil deed.


    There's my attempt...Credit Indra on the decipherment...
    Nice... you beat me to it!!!
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    Hey, thank you very much for the help so far - I thought I had no hope of ever knowing what had happened in that picture. Any more translation of it would be appreciated

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    Quote Originally Posted by diabolus
    Hey, thank you very much for the help so far - I thought I had no hope of ever knowing what had happened in that picture. Any more translation of it would be appreciated
    I don't think there's any more to be done...Four people have done it, and come up with basically the same thing. I think that's all? The only further translation I can provide is this (no words needed): "some people were/are sick f*cks."
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    Thanks for the corrections,
    I think that Iosifa is genitive of Iosif (Joseph)
    It's quite common to put the first name after the surname in Russian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Бармалей
    I don't think there's any more to be done...Four people have done it, and come up with basically the same thing. I think that's all? The only further translation I can provide is this (no words needed): "some people were/are sick f*cks."
    I'm sorry.. I posted my last comment BEFORE I saw the 4 new responses. (I had the response screen open for a long time and forget to refresh first)

    Anyway, thank you everybody again... you really helped me out!

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    Judging by the name it was a jewish family.
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    LOL, every letter looks exactly the same.

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