Gargzdai (Gorzd), Lithuania

Jewish Cemetery (Aerial view)
Enlargement of reconnaissance photograph
showing cemetery to northwest of horseshoe-shaped pond
Original Photograph
Modified with "unsharp mask" function
in freeware graphics program

  German Map dated mid December, 1944, available at, shows that the ditches through the cemetery ("Kap.") were apparently the work of the Germans (existing or former German fortifications are shown in blue; Soviet in red).

crop military

For animation comparing aerial photo and this German map, see here.

View from cemetery looking east to northern part of pond

For current aerial photo of this site on Wikimapia, click here.
(At Wikimapia site, you can drag photo with mouse to view different area, or change magnification with sliding scale.)
Gargzdai main page

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This page updated March 20, 2019

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