The Memorial at Poligon
Photos taken by Lila Holzman
Copyright © Lila Holzman
The inscription reads:
"Here lie 8000 Jews from Svencionys and its vicinity, who were murdered by
the German Nazis and their local assistants on the
15th and 16th of Tishrei 5702 (October 7th and 8th 1941)."
the names of some of
the 17 Svencionys area shtetls where Jews
Plaques for local Jews
murdered elsewhere whose burial place is unknown.
the names of the rest
of the 17 shtetls
where Jews were
Copyright © 2000 M S Rosenfeld