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Yad Vashem This Month in Holocaust History
July
July 1944 - Jewish partisans entering the liberated city of Vilna, Lithuania

July 1944

Jewish partisans entering the liberated city of Vilna, Lithuania

Despite overwhelming obstacles, scholars believe that 20,000-30,000 Jews participated in partisan units in the forests where they carried out daring raids and rescue operations. Members of the United Partisan Organization (FPO) took part in the liberation of Vilna by the Soviet army.

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