Kretinga county

PLACE COORDINATES MURDER SITE EVENT
Darbėnai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.58669 21.12566 Alka Hill On August 15, 1941 500 Jewish women and children from Skuodas and Kretinga were shot at the bottom of Alka Hill in the Jazdai Forest by Skuodas auxiliary policemen, led by M. Vitku; acting head of the Dimitravs camp Tyras, and local volunteers.
Palanga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.54023 21.3237 Berute Hill On June 27, 1941 111 Jewish men from Palanga were shot at Berute Hill by members of Gestapo Tilsit, led by Böhmeand, of SD Tilsit, led by Hersmann; E. Sakuth from SD Memel; members of the border police from Memel, led by Frohman, and of Nimmersatt; members of the Schupo Memel, led by Schmitt-Hammer and Fischer-Schweder; and members of a German air force unit.
Gargždai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.7124 21.3955 Field / Minge bridge On June 24, 1941 members of Gestapo Tilsit, SD Tilsit, the Memel border police and Schupo, the Lithuanian Activist Front, and Lithuanian policemen shot 200 Jewish men and a Jewish woman from Gargždai in a field near the road between Laugaliai and Gargždai (other sources report the location as the far side of the Minge bridge, 300 meters from the town).
Kretinga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.8912935616841
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Forest near Darbenai village On June 28, 1941 150 Jewish men from Kretinga were shot to death by Germans in the forest near Darbenai village.
Plateliai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania
56.2439 21.48329 Hills outside Plateliai In mid-July 1941 15 - 20 Jewish men from Plateliai were shot by German troops in the hills outside of Plateliai.
Kretinga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania Jewish cemetery In July 1941 at least 17 Jewish women from Kretinga were beaten to death with shovels at the Jewish cemetery by security police officer Smilgys and Lithuanian Activist Front members. Other similar killings apparently also took place at the same site.
Kretinga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.8912935616841
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Kretinga (Kretingen) In August 1941 600 Jewish women and children from Kretinga were beaten to death by Lithuanians in the city.
Skuodas, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania link Kulai Village
Palanga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.57594 21.6100 Kunigiškiai Forest On October 12, 1941 200-300 Jewish women and children from Palanga were murdered near the Kunigiškiai forest by the police chief of Kretinga County Jakys (Lukys), the police chief of Palanga city Adomatis, and border policemen from Memel.
Kretinga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.5293 21.1429 Kveciai Forest On June 25 (according to other sources between June 25 and June 30) 1941 170 - 180 Jewish men were shot to death, together with Lithuanian Communists, in the Kveciai Forest. The total number of victims was 214.
Plateliai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 56.0745 21.50741 Laumalenkė Forest In early July 1941 8-9 Jewish men of Plateliai were shot to death in the Laumalenkė Forest by local members of the Lithuanian Activist Front. In late July (according to other sources in August) 1941 70-90 Jewish women and children from Plateliai were murdered in the same forest by a dozen members of the Lithuanian Activist Front from Plateliai.
Skuodas, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania link Lithuanian Riflemen's Union clubhouse
Skuodas, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania link Mount Alkos
Plateliai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania
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Plateliai In August 1941 90 Jewish men were shot to death by Lithuanians in Plateliai.
Darbėnai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 56.1069 21.14587 Road from Darbėnai to Lazdinninkai On June 29, 1941 150 Jewish men from Darbanai were shot to death by Germans near the forest on the left side of the road from Darbenai to Lazdininkai.
Salantai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 56.0429 21.3100 Šalynas village In the summer or fall of 1941 18 Jews from Salantai were murdered near Šalynas village.
Kretinga, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.8912935616841
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Tirale Forest On June 24, 1941 a total of 800 Jews, Russians, and Lithuanians from Kretinga were shot to death by Germans in the Tirale forest.
Veiviržėnai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.5986 21.5952 Trepalknis manor vicinity At least 50 Jewish men from Veiviržėnai were shot by the border policemen from Memel in Veivirzenai (Vevirzenai) after July 11, 1941, the murder site remains unknown. At least 100 (some sources indicate 300-400) Jewish women and children from Veiviržėnai were shot by border policemen from the Bajorai station and by 3 Lithuanians in September 1941, in the vicinity of Trepalknis manor.
Gargždai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55.7124 21.3955 Veižatinė Forest At the begining of September 1941 at least 100 able-bodied young Jewish women of Garzdai were shot in two pits in the Veižatinė Forest 11 kilometers from Garzdai by drunk Lithuanian policemen, following a general order of H.-J. Boehme, head of the Gestapo Tilsit. The rest of the Jewish women and children (numbering 100-250 people), were shot at the end of September in pits at the same site in the Veižatinė Forest.
Kuliai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 55. 50194 21.43301 Vieštovėnai village Between June 26 and early July 1941 85 Jews from Kuliai were shot to death near Vieštovėnai village by members of the Lithuanian Activist Front from Kuliai.
Darbėnai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 56.0229 21.2554 Woods in the Darbėnai vicinity At the beginning of September 1941 over 400 Jewish women and children from Darbėnai were shot in two murder operations by Lithuanian Activists' Front members from Darbėnai in the Balto Kalno Forest 1 kilometer from Darbėnai. The shooting was supervised by the chiefs of the Darbėnai police and Kretinga police.
Salantai, Kretinga County, <>, Lithuania 56.2698 21.3351 Žvainiai village, Jewish cemetery in the first half of July 1941 more than 150 Jewish men from Salantai were shot near the Jewish cemetery of Žvainiai village by deputy police chief of the Salantai rural council police station Skruibus, chief of the Salantai rural county police station Baltuonis; Lithuanian Activist Front members from Salantai, led by Skridaila, Lithuanian Activist Front members from Kretinga, and SS soldiers.