In the summer of 1941, special killing squads accompanied the German army's sweep through the Baltic States, murdering tens of thousands of Jews. In Kovno, Lithuania, however, four-fifths of the city's 37,000 Jews were spared this deadly assault and were herded instead into a ghetto in the poor suburb of Vilijampole. Via photographs, paintings, drawings, letters, diaries, and reports, this book meticulously records the plight of these persecuted people. A companion volume to a major two-year exhibition at the Holocaust ...

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto 1997, Bulfinch Press

ISBN-13: 9780821224571