Monday, January 5, 2015

1941-1944 KAUNAS GHETTO

1941-1944 KAUNAS GHETTO

A news article from the “VilNews” (an e-magazine published in Vilnius, Lith.), entitled “An Entire Urban District Turned Into a Merciless Death Camp”, includes: photos, a sketch of the entrance gate to the ghetto, information about the ghetto’s organization, the underground school, smuggling babies out of the ghetto, a map of the ghetto, etc. http://vilnews.com/page/183?p=iltnwsob

There is also a link to  “Kovno Ghetto: Jewish Schools in Kovno”,
The article includes photos of children, students, teachers; information regarding baby rescue/smuggling.

Other:
“Evidence of Jewish Escapees from Kovno on the Burning of the Bodies” (Dec. 16, 1943)” –Those who escaped: J.L. Vaslenitzki [Vasilenko], A. Diskant, a. Faitelson, M. Gelbtrunk, P. Krakinowski, M. Daitz, a. wilenczuk, T. Pilownik, Gempel, Sh. Idelson, & A. Menaiski.

“Kovno Ghetto Orchestra (1943-1944)”  (from Jewish Virtual Library) http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/Kovno_Orchestra.html

“Partisan Photos of the Kovno Ghetto (1943-1945)” http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/finkelsteinkovno.html