A cycle of virtual excursions around the Kaunas ghetto
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- 2020 May 28 From a military to an educational object - the history of Fort IX.
The tour is designed to get acquainted with one of the most visited and well-known objects abroad - the IX Fort in Kaunas. During the virtual walk, we will not only find out why it was built, but also find out what was going on in it and why it is called the “fort of death”.
2. 2020 June 4 Never again - Kaunas ghetto.
The Nazi occupation was one of the most painful periods in Lithuanian history, during which a significant part of the Lithuanian population was destroyed. This tour is designed to get acquainted with the tragedy that has hit the whole of Lithuania - the Holocaust. During the virtual trip, we will learn why the mass extermination of people began, how it took place in Lithuania and how special Kaunas is in this context.
3. 2020 June 11 Operation Hawk.
1944 summer, the same working year in Lithuania. Adolfas Ramanauskas, who was not known to anyone at that time, starts working as a teacher in Alytus. When the Soviets began to invade Lithuania, he chose the partisan path. In a few years, he will become one of the most important and sought-after people in the entire Baltics. In October 1957, everything will end.
During the virtual tour, following in the footsteps of partisan Vanags, we will try to find out why the partisan war started in Lithuania, what are the most important places to remember it and what happened in Kaunas on October 12, 1956.
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