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Lithuania, 1941, Jewish women digging their own graves. The women dug their own

EG A Šiauliai Lithuania July 1941 - Men forced to dig their own graves by Einsatzgruppe

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor lithuania, 1941, Jewish women digging their own graves. The women dug

Lithuanian nationalists clubbing Jewish Lithuanians to death – Kovno, Lithuania June 27, 1941

SOVIET SOLDIERS stand by a mass grave in Lyady, Belarus, in 1943.

ithuania, 1941, Jewish women digging their own graves. The women dug their own graves before Einsatzgruppen soldiers shot them. In the foreground lay people ...

Lithuanians and a Soviet officer stand among the remains of twenty Jewish atrocity victims, who were exhumed from a mass grave in the woods near Utena

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor lithuania, 1941, Jewish women digging their own graves. The women dug their own graves before Einsatzgruppen soldiers shot them.

Title: Skede, Latvia, Jewish women before their execution by German Einsatzgruppe A and theirLatvian collaborators, The Nazis had help from murderers all ...

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor lithuania, 1941, Jewish women digging their own graves. The women dug

Lithuanian militia unit force a group of Jewish women to undress before their execution in the Pajuoste Forest

Holocaust Commemorations Are Planned Throughout Lithuania This Weekend – Tablet Magazine

From our vantage point we could see into the pit and was therefore able to confirm that the 400 Jews who had been shot the previous day were also in there.

Pren (Priani) Jewish School, 1929

Aftermath of the Kovno, Lithuania (or Kaunas) 'garage' massacre in June of 1941, perpetrated by pro-German Lithuanians (public domain)

After the war the survivors of Mariampol Jewish community placed a tombstone on the site of the graves. In 1992 a new monument was built (see image below)

The inscription in Yiddish and Lithuanian reads: "In this place the Hitlerist murderers and their local helpers murdered Jews from Marijampol in July 1941".

Researchers prepare to scan the mass grave in the Ponar forest, outside Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuania, Four generations of women who were murdered August 1941.

Vilna Ghetto - Lithuanian Nazi policeman with Jewish prisoners, July 1941

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The monument on the mass graves

The site of the mass grave and the monument on it. The inscription in Yiddish and Lithuanian says: "Here blood was spilled of 200 Jews, children, women and ...

Lithuania and the Jews, still a difficult question for the country……..but there is hope.

German occupation of Lithuania during World War II - Lithuanian Jews and a German Wehrmacht soldier

Congress Letter on Piramont

Jewish women with bodies of executed men outside the VII Fort

Lithuanians in Molotkov, unknown year

Finding my grandparents' native town in Lithuania was not easy. “Litvinovo,” as my grandmother remembered it, appears on no map of Lithuania that I could ...

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The site of the burning pit used during the Holocaust at Ponar, Lithuania. Photo from Wikimedia.

Prienai's Mass Grave For Jewish Victims of Nazi (and Lithuanian Fascist) atrocities


Holocaust Survivor Clara Rudnick in her home, Photo Erica Miller 8/31/10

Ponar is dotted with new monuments to Jewish victims, after the first was demolished by the Soviets in 1952. (Christian Als)

Advisory Group for Heritage Issues at the Lithuanian Jewish Community

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Thankfully, the Lithuanian people have vastly more common sense than the far-right elite that has usurped control of the country's official historical ...

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Much to our surprise; however, the museum was focused solely on the repressive Soviet regime. Apparently the murder of 45% of the population didn't count as ...

The endorsements of Chiune Sugihara – the Japanese Consul in Kovno, Lithuania – and the

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An impoverished ghetto resident sells bread on the black market. Kovno, Lithuania, between 1941 and 1943

The Last Path of the Jewish Community of Shadova - Šeduva to the Killing Sites at Kauleliškiai and Liaudiškiai. LITHUANIA

They tortured and humiliated women before killing them in mass graves

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This account tells the story of Lithuanian Jews caught in the sweeping history of the first half of the century in Europe.

See more on international opposition; a summary of the saga; views of a major scholar on the cemetery's history; a recent short film; the international ...

swastika on mass grave

Jews digging their own graves. Storow, July 4, 1941

The Hard Long Road Towards the Truth: On the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Holocaust in Lithuania - Atamuk

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Amongst those recognised was the japanese consul Chiune Sugihara, sometimes described as Lithuania's Schindler.

Ruta Sepetys' novel “Between shades of Gray” tells the story of the Soviet deportations of 1941. More at www.betweenshadesofgray.com

Jews were marched to Ponar or brought by truck or train. (Christian Als)

Aftermath of the Babi Yar ravine massacre in Kiev, Ukraine, during which 33,000 Jews

An abandoned Jewish cemetery near Kaunas. Ninety percent of Lithuania's 160,000 Jews were killed in the war. (Christian Als)

Cover of 'In Broad Daylight,' by Father Patrick Desbois

Hundreds of Jews are gathered near the entrance to Fort VII

June Uprising in Lithuania - Lithuanian activists in Kaunas on June 25, 1941

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A proposed museum. “

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Categories: Art, Sculpture & Statues, History, Lithuania, People | Tags: Defending History, General Jonas Žemaitis, Military Academy, nazis, partisans, ...

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As 2017 gets underway, Defending History is proud to honor three Vilnius personalities, this year all from its Orthodox Jewish community, who have stood up ...

(The Ponar Memorial Museum)

Apart from that one day I did not go to the execution area again. I can only say that the mass shootings in Ponary were quite horrific.


Final Solution

Let's begin our conversation with the context surrounding the entire Šeduva project. How are doing here in Lithuania in integrating Lithuanian Jewish ...

Lithuanian troops train at former concentration camp where 5,000 Jews are buried

EK 3 1941 Report on Executions of Jews from Vienna in Fort IX

This is what they call “saving Jewish Cemeteries in Europe”?

... research being conducted by an international team led by Hartford professor Richard Freund in Kaunas is getting wide coverage in the Lithuanian press.

Centuries of Jewish life in Shadova - Šeduva would end within two short months at the hands of satanic German-Nazi soldiers and their Lithuanian ...

As if by prior agreement, Jewish residents of Kaunas and Vilnius called to ask the opinion of the largest Jewish religious community in Lithuania, ...

Jews of Vilkomir on Lietuvos Rytas TV

Clara Rudnick around age 15.

Fania Brantsovskaya with her husband Mikhail Brantsovskiy and daughter Vita Safian

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Napoleon Crossing the Neiman River To Invade Russia - June 24, 1812

Called “The Genocide Museum” for short, the city's premier attraction is housed on the central boulevard in an elegant Russian imperial building completed ...

Vilnius Author of Petition to Save Old Jewish Cemetery and Head of Kaunas Synagogue Deliver Petition (and its 39,000 Signatures) to Lithuanian Government.

The Ninth Fort museum in Kaunas, Lithuania, includes this 1984 memorial to the more than 30,000 Jews killed there by Nazis in 1941. (Christian Als)

Lithuanian Collaborators Volunteer to Arrest Jews for Nazis

... a schtetel like all other schtetlech in Lithuania. Geologically, climatically architecturally these schtetlech were all alike. Their social make–up ...


SS photo of the massacre.

Soldiers from unidentified units of Einsatzgruppe (mobile killing squad) C look through the possessions


Map of pre-1939 Jewish Settlement in Lithuania

Features Mission Siberia Young Lithuanians meet the deportees