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Eichenfeld (Dubovka) was a village of the Yazykovo Mennonite settlement, Chortitza, Russia, founded in 1869. In 1913 the village had a population of 307 and about 5,000 acres of land. During the Russian Revolution and Civil War the village was completely destroyed. In October 1919, 79 men and 3 women were murdered in a single night. The rest of the population fled.



Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967, I, 479.

Toews, Heinrich. Eichenfeld-Dubowka, ein Tatsachenbericht aus der Tragödie des Deutschtums in der Ukraine. Karlsruhe I. B.: H. Schneider, [1938].

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Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1956

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Eichenfeld (Yazykovo Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 29 Jun 2017.,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=91664.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1956). Eichenfeld (Yazykovo Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 June 2017, from,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=91664.

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