German Map of the Baltic Countries [LCID: 2015bf5t]

German Map of the Baltic Countries

This German map indicates the number and distribution of Jews living in the Baltic countries as of 1935. It served as a reference for the SS mobile killing squad assigned to carry out the mass murder of the Jews there.

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  • The National Archives of Latvia

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