German passports issued in Vilnius in 1916 #lithuania

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Gavriel Yadgarov asked about German Passports and whether that meant that
the person to whom the passport was issued was of German ethnicity.
That is not the case, as you will see >from information about our
Internal Passport database:

The German Ober Ost passport was issued in 1917-1918 by the German
occupation authorities for the persons who spent the war years
in Lithuania ...

If you would like to read the complete information, it is here:

Jill Anderson
Coordinator for the Siauliai, Telsiai and Vilnius Research Groups
of Litvak Sig

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