Losses of the city of Shostka and Shostka district

According to the Shostka District Military Commissariat, 4,865 people were drafted into the Red Army from June 29 to December 30, 1941.

Of them, people were sent to:

  • fighter battalions – 320;
  • units of the national militia – 550 people;
  • guerrilla units – 92;
  • construction of fortifications – 1,860 people;

Between January 1943 and September 1945, a total of 6,823 persons were drafted into the Red Army from the Shostka district.

6,460 residents of Shostka city and region were killed in World War II.

Of them:

  • 3,303 persons were killed at the front lines;
  • 279 people – in the rear of the enemy:
  • 47 persons in camps for prisoners of war and concentration camps;
  • 2,828 persons were reported missing.