Baldone Municipality, Baldone

Site of massacre:

Latitude: 56.782591
Longitude: 24.420283

When the Nazi occupation began in Baldone in July 1941, Jews residing there were convoyed to the forest near the BÄ“rzene River and shot there (approximately 15 persons in total).

At present no memorial sign has been placed at the site 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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