Re: Alytus Lithuania #general


In a message dated 11/5/00 8:12:02 AM, Chuck Barnes writes:

<<If you have any information on the Synagogue or the Jews of Alytus
I would appreciate the help. >>

There is a moving set of photographs >from 1941 taken by a German soldier
as the first German armored columns entered Alytus. Especially poignant
was the note written by the German photographer on the back of a
photograph concerning the Lithuanian "patriots" liberating a Jewish shoe
factory. (Translation: stealing the shoes). The sequence of snapshots are
found in the National Archives Photographic Division.

Robert Weiss in Northridge
With roots in Kelme, Lithuania

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