Liepāja Holocaust Memorial Wall
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This database contains the names of 6,428 Holocaust victims listed on the Memorial Wall in the Liepāja Jewish Cemetery.
Edward Anders and a team of volunteers have created a website with extensive information on victims and survivors from Liepāja, Latvia along with the history of the Jewish community. For additional information, please see Mr. Anders’ site at: http://www.liepajajews.org.
Liepāja, Latvia was also known as Libau in German, Либава Libava in Russian, and ליבאַװע Libave in Yiddish.
A Memorial Wall in the Liepāja Jewish Cemetery was dedicated on June 9, 2004, and lists 6,428 victims who perished in the Holocaust or Gulag, as well as 46 Latvian and German rescuers who saved 33 Jews.
This database includes 6,428 records of those who are listed on the memorial wall. The fields for this database are as follows:
The information contained in this database was submitted by Edward Anders. A complete page of donors' names can be found at http://www.liepajajews.org/wall_web1/info.htm.
In addition, thanks to JewishGen Inc. for providing the website and database expertise to make this database accessible. Special thanks to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their continued contributions to Jewish genealogy. Particular thanks to Nolan Altman, coordinator of Holocaust files.
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