|Catalog No.||6392||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Raguva: an essay about this town||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||20798ר"מ||Similar Items|
|Donor||Eilati Shalom||Similar Items|
|File name||חיבור על אודות העיירה רוגבה||Similar Items|
|Collection||Kaplan Israel||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
|Author||Kaplan Israel||Similar Items|
|Date of event||12/07/1957||Similar Items|
|databank||Collections Section||Similar Items|
From the Israel Kaplan collection:
1) A brief essay written by Kaplan about the town of Raguva, Lithuania, baswed on the testimonies of Jacob Gen and Hirsz Milstein. Undated; two pages, in Hebrew (two copies: a handwritten draft and typewritten).
2) A letter sent by Gen to Kaplan, July 12, 1957. One page, handwritten, in Hebrew.
Upon the outbreak of the war some one hundred Jewish families. When the Germans entered the town, the Lithuanians began to abuse the Jews. They took the young men out of the town and massacred them. The elderly, the women and children were deported in late August to Panevezys. Three days later they were taken to the Pajust forest and slaughtered there. Close