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Locating Subsurface Structures at the Krošinskių Manor Rokiškis, Lithuania
Ground penetrating radar (GPR) surveys were conducted at the former Krošinskių Manor, located in Rokiškis, Lithuania, searching for remnants of the manor complex. The manor belonged to the Krošinskių family, who ruled the ...
Identifying the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, Lithuania With Ground Penetrating Radar
The Great Synagogue of Vilnius, Lithuania was heavily damaged by the Nazi’s during World War II. From preliminary analysis, remains of the synagogue’s walls have been located in Grid #2 and further analysis with EKKO_Project ...
Discovering a Holocaust Era Escape Tunnel : GPR Investigation at Ponar, Lithuania
Over 100,000 individuals were killed in Ponar Forest, Lithuania from 1941-1944. Eighty Jewish prisoners forced to burn the bodies of the victims were held in the forest for roughly a year. In an attempt to escape, they dug ...
Investigating the Trakas Holocaust Mass Execution Site : Subsurface Imaging
The Trakas-Pempiškis woods, located to the south of Rokiškis, Lithuania, is the site of a mass execution of an estimated 28 Svėdasai Jews in the summer of 1941. During WWII, 95 percent of the Jewish population in Lithuania ...
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 ...