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Thursday/Friday -- Joining the Group in Vilnius | Saturday - Vilnius City Center | Sunday - Vilnius Environs | Monday - Vilnius to Kaunas | Monday - Kaunas - Ninth Fort | Monday - Kaunas City | Monday - Panevezys | Tuesday - Kupiskis | Wednesday - Last Day in Vilnius

Monday - Kaunas - Ninth Fort

We visited the Ninth Fort of Kaunas, and its Museum. It is described at http://muziejai.mch.mii.lt/Kaunas/forto_muziejus.en.htm

The Museum includes an account of how several Jewish prisoners escaped. The escape is documented at
http://www.yad-vashem.org.il/about_holocaust/documents/part3/doc213.html

An entrance to the fort
An entrance to the fort
Inmates' writings on the wall
Inmates' writings on the wall
People were shot in the pits
People were shot in the pits
The Soviets erected an impressive and moving monument
The Soviets erected an impressive and moving monument
A modern development encroaches on the Fort
A modern development encroaches on the Fort