The History of Latvia in WW2 and the fighting in Kurland

The remains of church in the center of Riga in which during the German occupation local Jews where rounded up locked in there and it was set on fire.

 

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Links to the Kurland Battles and ww2 Latvian  history :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courland_Pocket

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_the_Baltic_states_by_Nazi_Germany

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Holocaust_in_Latvia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Jeckeln

004Rare signed document and wartime photo and also the execution in Riga of Friedrich Jeckeln

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Photos 052German Soldiers in Kurland 1944/45

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DSCF0056   Russian Veterans today

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