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Gone But Not Forgotten : The Jewish History of Šeduva, Lithuania
People know that the Holocaust was devastating to Europe’s Jewish population, but the true scope of the Holocaust is not always fully comprehended. Larger countries like Germany and Poland were greatly impacted, but so ...
Nazi Mass Execution Trenches at Fort IX, Kaunas Lithuania
Shortly after the Nazi occupation of Lithuania in June of 1941, they began to round up the country’s Jewish population as part of the Nazi’s “Final Solution”. At Fort IX as many as 45,000 Jews and Communists were killed ...
Ground Penetrating Radar Investigation of a Mass Grave and Malina Entrance at the HKP Site, Vilnius, Lithuania
Major Karl Plague was a German officer during World War Two responsible for saving 250 Jewish forced labor workers at HKP 562 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 750 other workers were captured and killed by Nazi SS members on ...
Ground Penetrating Radar Examinations of a Ritual Bathhouse in Ponedel, Lithuania
Based on eyewitness and historical reports, the decimated remains of an old Jewish bathhouse and mikveh, or ritual bath, are believed to be buried in the backyard of a home in Ponedel, Lithuania. Using ground penetrating ...