|LAZDIJAI: Alytus county, Lazdijai raj|
Alternate names: Lazdijai [Lith], Łoździeje [Pol], Lazdei [Yid], Lasdien [Ger], Lazdiji [Latv], Lozdzeye, Lazdyyay, Lazdiyay, Lazdey, Lazhdai, Lezdi, Lozdzee. Лаздияй [Rus]. לאַזדיי - Yiddish 54°14' N, 23°31' E in SW Lithuania, near the Polish border. 11 miles NE of Sejny, 16 miles SE of Kalvarija (Kalwarja), 25 miles ENE of Suwałki (Suvalk). Lite (vol. 1) (New York, 1951).
JOWBR: Jewish Cemetery.
CEMETERY: JOWBR burial list: Jewish Cemetery [During the war, the tombstones were overturned. Apparently, not demolished, the Soviets just built over it as they did to numerous other Jewish cemeteries. photos. March 2009]
MASS GRAVE: Jews of the town of Lazdijai were killed and buried in a mass grave on the Katkiskis estate in November 1941. Photographed in 1998. [September 2010]
[Note: while many of these photos look alike, clicking on each one will enlarge it, and the differences will become apparent; sometimes, that difference is simply a slight movement of the camera to one side or the other, in order to show the remnants of different matzevot.]
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