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  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Dvinsk (Dünaburg, Daugavpils) Ghetto

    Daugavpils Ghetto Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (German: Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils. Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia and the principal city of the Latgalia region. It was located in southeastern Latvia on the Daugava River. The city was militarily important as a ma...

  • KZ Kaiserwald

    Kaiserwald Jewish DNA Project Kaiserwald was a Nazi German concentration camp near the Riga suburb of Mežaparks in Latvia. Kaiserwald was built in March, 1943, during the period that the German army occupied Latvia. The first inmates of the camp were several hundred convicts from Germany. Following the liquidation of the Riga, Liepāja and Daugavpils (Dvinsk) ghettos in June,...

  • Latvian Jews - יהודי לטביה

    Family Tree for all Jews in Latvia As a hobby, I hope to create a family tree for all Jews in Latvia, as far as I can go back. It started researching the family of my grandparents, I discovered how much Jews in Latvia linked among themselves. Up to now, as of 04/23/2011. I added over three thousand names of the Jews of Latvia, the work is still long, multi, I would be happy to cooperate wit...

  • Eesti Juudid - Estonian Jews - Эстонские Евреи

    Jews of Estonia History of the Jews in Estonia Family Name Directory General Family Names List Louis Kahn Prominent Architect Eri Klas International Concert Conductor Yuri Lotman Renowned semiotician, and cultural historian. Moses Wolf Goldberg Famous Chemist --------------------------------------- This project will be used to collect information on a...

  • Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945

    Main information and table of contents taken from the book: Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945, by Chris Bishop, Amber Books Ltd., London, United Kingdom, c. 2005. Book Introduction. "Even today, more than six decades after the outbreak of World War II, it still seems incredible that thousands of men whose countries had been conquered by the Nazis should...

  • Latvian National Guard aviators / Aizsargu lidotāji

    1929.gadā izveidoja Aizsargu aviāciju A. Valeika vadībā , tās galvenie uzdevumi bija sagatavot jaunus lidotājus un uzturēt atvaļinātajiem lidotājiem augstu lidošanas prasmi. Reāli tā sāka darboties 1931.gadā. Tās biedri lidoja pa visu Latviju. Tai piederēja 31 jauna lidma...

  • Horse police ir Riga / Rīgas prefektūras jātnieku nodaļa

    Rīgas prefektūra dibināta 1918. gada 15. decembrī. Pirmais prefekts bija Jānis Dambekalns, pēdējais - pulkvežleitnants Pēteris Pommers (līdz 1939. gadam). Pie Rīgas prefektūras darbojās prefektūras apsardzes rota un policijas jātnieku nodaļa. Kārtībniekus sagatavoja Poli...

  • Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis

    This project is made to help descendants of Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis to find out more about the origins of the surname and see how are they related. Šis projektas sukurtas tam, kad Werpachowski - Verpachovskis - Verpakovskis palikuonys galėtų sužinoti daugiau apie pavardės kilmę ir kaip šie palikuonys yra susiję.