After German Occupation of Riga, Thousands of Jews are Murdered

After German Occupation of Riga, Thousands of Jews are Murdered

Round-up of Jews in Riga

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German troops occupy Riga, just nine days after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. Local fascists take thousands of Jews into custody and, over the next several days, torture them in the main prison of the fascist party.

Afterwards approximately 2,700 will be taken into the nearby woods and shot.

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1941 German occupation of Riga

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