On my way to researching something else…
Doesn’t it always happen this way? Earlier today I was searching for events that took place on September 8 for a blog I was writing for work, and I came across this:
1941 Sep 8, The entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania, was exterminated.
An entire community.
My curiosity took me through pages and pages of Holocaust history. Here is some of what I found: (It’s kinda long..)
1941 Jun 22, Second world war began in Lithuania. Lithuania rebelled against Russian occupation.
1941 Jun 24, Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy, Lithuania, was exterminated.
1941 Jun 26, Lithuanian fascists massacred 2,300 Jews in Kovno.
1941 Jul 7, Nazis executed 5,000 Jews in Kovno, Lithuania.
1941 Jul 14, 6,000 Lithuanian Jews were exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp.
1941 Jul 24, Nazis massacred the entire Jewish population of Grodz…