FOUR JEWISH WWII MILITARY VICTIMS
from the new Russian military memorial database, which can be found at http://www.obd-memorial.ru/
The researcher Steve Morse has added an English interface at: http://stevemorse.org/russian/ussrmil.html
It includes 34 names of WWII victims from Mazeikiai, 4 of whom were Jewish:
No. 11 – Michael Lempert, son of Isaac (Infantry Brig. 249) (*)
No. 13 – Shmuel Shochat, son of Chaim (Infantry Brig. 249)
No. 29 – Shmuel Levin, son of Semen (Shimon?) (Infantry Brig. 249)
No. 30 – Shmuel Peires, son of Isaac (Brig. 156)
(*) Same names with identical birth and death dates are included in the Hebrew language book: The road to Victory – Jewish soldiers of the 16th Lithuanian Division 1942-45). Unit name/no. and place of death are mentioned, as well.
For each name in the list there is a link to an original document, possibly with additional details.
All four served with the 16th Lith. Division (the "Jewish Division").
BLESSED BE THEIR MEMORY. BLESSED BE THEIR SOULS.
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Updated: March, 2009
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