Tuesday, May 8, 2018

1915 LITHUANIA: EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

1915 LITHUANIA: EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS
(“In the front-line  of 1915 Lithuania: Stories of Jewish Eyewitnesses”, Anatoly Chaesh)


Mr. Chaesh offers extracts, in chronological order (in Russian), citing eyewitness accounts about everyday Jews, their communities and families, during wartime in 1915. Much of the information is based on files from the Central State Historical Archives of St. Petersburg (TsGIA SPb).

The brief accounts are available for the following areas. If necessary, use your online translator:
Pokroje, Ponevezh County
Pickel, Telshevsky County
Keidany, Koven District
Shaty, Vilkomir County
Shavli
Tyrkshle, Telsev Uyezd
Shadov, Shavel County
Vilki, Kovno County
Wedziagol, Koven District
Kroki, Koven Dist.
Tsitovyan, Rossien Dist.
Vilkomir City
Kovno City
Meisagola, Vilnius County
Soloki, Novoaleksandrovsky Dist.
Malyaty Village, Vilna Dist.
Vilna
Oran township, Troki County
Smorgon, Oshmyany County
Road from Smorgon
Koziany, Disn County
Zaskevichi, Oshmyany County
Krasnoe village, Vileika Dist.
Glubokoe, Disna Dist.