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Synonyms for Kovno

a city in central Lithuania

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(16) Plan gubernskogo goroda Kovno, 1904, Lietuvos Mokslu Akademijos Vrublevskiu Biblioteka (henceforth LMAVB); Rare Books Department, K-337.
On the left of the map, on the banks of the Niemen River, near Kovno in modern-day Lithuania, a horizontal tan stripe represents the initial invasion force of 420,000 French soldiers.
Her family stayed behind in the Kovno ghetto (now Kaunus), as her beloved younger brother Alik was away at a children's camp and they wouldn't leave him behind.
Rabbi Oshry confronted this issue in the context of early stages of the Nazi occupation of Kovno in June of 1941.
Nitzotz; the spark of resistance in Kovno ghetto and Dachau-Kaufering concentration camp.
Shalom Eilati (2) was a survivor of the Kovno Ghetto thanks to the heroism and courage of Lithuanians who took him in shortly after the Children's Aktion during which some 5,000 children met their deaths.
Especially striking in this regard is the experience of Elly Gotz, who was imprisoned in the Kovno Ghetto in what is now Kaunas, Lithuania, from 1941 to 1944.
The poet visited the Lithuanian town Kovno (Kaunas) with its large Jewish population twice before the war when he was thirteen years old.
74-75: "We belong to the common graves of those shot in Kharkow, Lublin, and Kovno; we belong to the millions gassed and burnt in Auschwitz and Birkenau; we belong to the tens of thousands who died under the strain of the hardest labor....
"Selections from Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary." Theatrical Performance during the Holocaust: Texts, Documents, Memoirs.
She was an inhabitant of one of the Lithuanian twin towns of Kovno and Slobodka, which were separated only by a small river.
Around the turn of the century, a number of east European Jewish families from the Kovno Gebernya of Lithuania settled on the West Side of Norwich around Cove and Forest Streets.
As a child, he was smuggled out of the Kovno Ghetto in a suitcase and, as he puts it, "miraculously" survived the war with the help of a Lithuanian family.
Emma Goldman was born in 1869 into a Jewish family in Kovno, Lithuania, then part of the Russian empire.
He interviewed soldiers and Jewish ghetto survivors such as Esther Mish- kin, who lived in the Kovno ghetto in Poland, and who remembered the garden her father built there.