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Polish: Batoh,

Ukrainian: Батіг, Batih, Batóg, Batów,

Village on Boh River near Ladyżyn, on south from Bracław.

On June, 1-2,1652 in the Battle of Batoh (near village Czetwiertniówka [Čietviertinivka]) Cossack Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Tatars destroyed the best polish Crown units.

After the battle, the Tatars, with blessings from the Cossacks, slaughtered the Polish captives. All 8000 Polish soldiers, including hetman Marcin Kalinowski, leader of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth’s Crown army, were massacred.

After the Second Partition of Poland in 1793, along with the rest of the Right-bank Ukraine, was annexed by Imperial Russia.

From 1991 Batoh - village in Tro¶cianiec district in Winnica province, in Ukraine.

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