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Latvia Jewish Holocaust

 
 
Liepaja Jewish World War II Memorial and Cemetery 
Kandavas iela 9 – Lat: N56.49263, Lon: E021.00723
 
The Jewish World War II Memorial and Cemetery dedicated to those who were murdered by the invading Nazi Army in June 1941 is located in the south part of Livas kapseta “Cemetery” located along Cenkones iela.
 
 
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The First Mass graves of the first group of Jewish victims, shot by SS-Einsatzkommando 1a under Reichert in Rainis Park on 03rd and 4th of July1941 were reburied in the Jewish cemetery a few days later.
 
Victims of Raina Park Massacre Gravestone for 37 Jews “including 3 unknown ones” executed in Rainis Park on 03rd and 4th of July 1941 and reburied in the Jewish Cemetery several days later. The Soviet inscription says: "Eternal Glory to the Heroes Who Fell in the Battles for our Soviet Fatherland". True, many were members of the paramilitary Workers' Guard, but they were arrested and shot, not killed in combat.
 
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Liepaja Women’s Prison – The site where Jews were held before being taken out to be murdered 
 
Revised: 23 May 2012 – 12:03:50