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HOLOCAUST - NINTH FORT  
 
 

The Ninth Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania was originally built as a defensive fortress in the years 19011913. During the Nazi occupation, over 50,000 people were executed there, including over 30,000 Jews and over 10,000 foreigners.

 
 

The Ninth Fort

 

Jews inside the Ninth Fort, immediately after their arrival there and prior to their execution

 

The Ninth Fort, 1944

 
 
 

Final muster of the Jewish Police before being taken to the Ninth Fort

 

"We are 900 Frenchmen"
Convoy 73 from Drancy, France

 
 

 

 
 
 

Plaque

 

An entrance

 

An entrance

 

Inside the Fort

 

Inside the Fort

 

Exhibit inside the Fort

 

Exhibit inside the Fort:
Ghetto inhabitants being taken to the Ninth Fort for massacre, Oct 28, 1941

 

Exhibit inside the Fort:
George Kadish, Kovno Ghetto photographer
George Kadish link - soon

 

Inside the Fort

 

Markings on the wall inside the Fort

 

View of Kaunas from outside the Fort

 

Outside the Fort

 

Memorial outside the Fort

 

Memorial outside the Fort

 

Memorial outside the Fort

 

Plaque

 
 
HOLOCAUST - NINTH and SEVENTH FORT (ADDITIONAL OLD PHOTOS)  
 
 

Lithuanian Militia Members Leading Jews to their death in Fort 7

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
HOLOCAUST - NINTH FORT (BIBLIOGRAPHY)  
 
 
 
   

The Story of Convoy 73 from Drancy France

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 
 
 
 
 

 

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