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The village was founded in 1501.
Palikrowy was an ethnically mixed village, with 70% Polish population. In 1944, the population was about 1880, with about 360 houses.
On 12 March 1944, village was surrounded by soldiers of SS-Galizien and local SVK and UIA units. Action was coordinated with an attack in nearby Pidkamin including the monastery in Pidkamin, where some of inhabitants from Palykorovy were hiding from the ethnic cleansing actions in Western Ukraine.
The inhabitants from Palykorovy are reported to have gathered in a meadow near village. The Ukrainians were released. Then Polish were executed from two heavy machine guns. Only a few wounded people survived. Polish houses were burned down and hiding Polish civilians were murdered, with their property stolen.
- Historiography of the Volyn tragedy
- Massacres of Poles in Volhynia
- Huta Pieniacka massacre
- Chodaczkow Wielki massacre
- Pidkamin massacre
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