Nemmersdorf massacre

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The Nemmersdorf massacre was an event during World War II in which soldiers of the Red Army killed several civilians. During the war, Nemmersdorf was a village in East Prussia (it is now called Mayakovskoye, in Kaliningrad Oblast). The people living there were ethnic Germans. It was captured by the Russian Army in October 1944. On 21 October, the Russian soldiers shot and killed least 12 women and children. The event has been labelled a war crime.

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