Ninth Fort, Exterior
The Ninth Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania was originally built as a defensive fortress in the years 1902–1913. During the Nazi occupation, over 50,000 people were executed here including over 30,000 Jews and over 10,000 foreigners.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
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