Massacre of Jews on the Samland Peninsula in Yad Vashem Studies, Volume XXIV

Shmuel Krakowski

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Massacre of Jewish Prisoners on the Samland Peninsula - Documents, Introduction

Early in 1945, the last remaining prisoners — most of them Jewish women from Lodz and from Hungary — held in six Nazi concentration camps in East Prussia, subsidiaries of the Stutthof concentration camp, were brought to the Samland Peninsula on the Baltic shore and murdered near the town of Palmnicken (now Yantarnyi, Russia). The documents presented are two eyewitnesses’ testimonies (one by a local resident and one by a survivor) and five compiled by units of the Soviet army when they entered the area; one of the latter documents contains brief testimonies by local residents. The documents are preceded by an introduction (pp. 349–351).

Products specifications
ISSN 0084-3296
Year 1994
Catalog No. 199413
No. of Pages 39 pp.
Format Electronic article in Yad Vashem Studies, Volume XXIV, pp. 349-387, Edited by Aharon Weiss
Publisher Yad Vashem