5553'N, 2115'E
Yizkor
for the Jewish Community of Kretinga
Yahrzeit Dates for Kretinga Jewry
26 June 1941 - 1 Tammuz 5701; 28 June 1941 - 3 Tammuz 5701; 11 to 18 July 1941 - 16 to 23 Tammuz 1941
Remember that which Amalek did to us; remember everything do not forget for the rest of your lives and pass on as a holy testament to the coming generations that the Germans killed, slaughtered and murdered us.
The following are the family names of over one thousand Jews murdered by the Nazis and their Lithuanian accomplices in Kretinga between June and August 1941.
Kolos
Kolumbus
Kotler
Levin
Levitan
Levinson
Mendelewitz
Mindel
Minster
Mor
Pinta
Polak
Prisman
Pristov
Rabinowitz
Rasch
Rastovski
Revson
Rubin
Saufer
Shalaminis
Shamir
Shapira
Shindler
Shpitz
Shreider
Shuval
Simon
Singer
Sofer
Stein
Swartzman
Tov
Tubianski
Tuchman
Yacobowitz
Zelig
Zolkov
Sources:
1 - Pages of Testimony, Yad Vashem;
2 - Records of the Extraordinary State Commission to Investigate German-Fascist Crimes Committed on Soviet Territory for Kretinga.
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