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    After yesterday, anyone that hasn’t read the Jäger Report probably should. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%A4ge…

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    This is Alytus. Looks pretty. On this day in 1941, the Nazis shot 719 Jews here.

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    The next day, they drove to Jonava and killed 552 Jews - 497 men and 55 women.

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    Meanwhile, between the 9th and the 16th, they killed 298 people in Raseiniai.

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    I could keep going, but it’s a long list - from the 4th of July to November they killed people in a different town almost every day.

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    In total, they shot 57,338 Jewish men, 48,592 Jewish women, 29,461 Jewish children, and 2,058 ‘others’.

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    This photo is from Warsaw. The man on the right with a machine gun has been identified. The little boy hasn’t. But, he was probably shot.

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    These people, and their flags and symbols, are not props for anyone else to pick up and use. </>

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