Krāslava Municipality, Veckaplava

Site of massacre:
Latitude: 55.86744
Longitude: 26.998187

During the period of Nazi occupation 15-18 Jews of Kaplava parish were shot on the bank of the Daugava River. The fate of other Jews living in the parish is unknown.

At present there is no memorial sign at the place of massacre.

Further reading:

  • Meler M. Jewish Latvia: Sites to Remember. Tel-Aviv: Association of Latvian and Estonian Jews in Israel, 2013.
  • Ezergailis A. The Holocaust in Latvia, 1941-1944: The Missing Center. Riga: The Historical Institute of Latvia; Washington, DC: US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1996.

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