Kovno Ghetto    Resources
An annotated list of information sources about the Kovno ghetto. Click on the flag in top left corner to return to index page of Jewish History Australia.

Cover of Hidden  History of the Kovno Ghetto United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto, (Boston, Little, Brown, and Co. :1997) Editor Dennis B. Klein. ISBN 0-8212-2457-3, contains a wealth of visual material based on buried records that survived the liquidation of the Ghetto in July 1944
Cover of Kaddish for Kovno Wolf Mishelvski was 21, in his first job as an Engineer, when the Germans invaded Lithuania. This book is a personal account of his experiences in the ghetto, supplemented by a detailed chronology of happenings in the Kovno Ghetto. This book also includes a translation of the infamous Jaegger Report, detailing day by day the systemmatic murders carried out by Einsatzkommando 3, from July 4 to November 25, 1944. William W. Mishell, Kaddish for Kovno; Life and Death in a Lithuanian Ghetto 1941-1945
To right is the slip cover of the first edition (1988) published by Chicago Review Press, Chicago, Illinois.
Cover of William W. Mishell featuring a candle
Cover of Crossing the River by child survivor Shalom Eilati Shalom Eilati, Crossing the River,University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2008. Translated byVern Lenz from the original Ivrit edition entitled Lahazot et Hanahar by Carmel/Yad Hashem, Jerusalem, 1999.
The author entered the Kovno Ghetto on June 22, 1941. Shalom successfully hid during the Kinder Aktion of 27-28 March. On April 12, 1944, he escaped in a boat that took him across the Neris (Vilija) River.
Cover of The Shoah in Lthuania Joseph Levinson, (Editor), The Shoah (Holocaust) in Lithuania, Published by the Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum State Museum, Vilnius, 2006.
Schools and child survivors of the Kovno Ghetto
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