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Written by: Dmitri Gelpernus
Published in Moscow, 1948
This is a translation from: Kovno Ghetto Diary,
Moscow, State Publishing House, "Der Emes", 1948 (Yiddish, 214 pages).
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Biography of the Author
The Author: Honorary
Dr. Robin O'Neil is a former police major crimes investigator who worked at the cutting edge of major criminal investigations in the United Kingdom and Central Europe. Formerly of Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan and Home Counties Police. service, he then took up the challenge of academia. After obtaining his Masterís and Doctorate with University College London, he now specializes in the investigation of Nazi war crimes and the destruction of the European Jewish communities 1933-1945. He is a regular lecturer at Universities in the United Kingdom, United States, Israel and Eastern Europe
On the other hand, it was considered acceptable to omit a number of more difficult and less significant passages (song lyrics, etc.).
|Preface||2 - 3|
|In the Ghetto Grip|
|1. Among the ruins||4 - 10|
|2. In the Turmoil||11 - 21|
|3. In the Ghetto||21 - 27|
|4. Behind the Barbed Wire||27 - 34|
|5. Resistance||34 - 47|
|6. We are partisans||47 - 50|
|1. The formation of the Military Organization||51 - 54|
|2. Sabotage||54 - 60|
|3. Preparation for Struggle||61 - 68|
|4. Bolshevik's Word||68 - 74|
|5. Class Contradictions in the Ghetto||74 - 79|
|6. Defence Plan for the Ghetto||79 - 86|
|To Partisans' Forests|
|1. Communication||86 - 95|
|2. Break-out through the Gate||95 - 110|
|3. Bases||110 - 113|
|4. Towards the group "Death to Invaders||113 - 117|
|5. To partisans by vehicles||117 - 125|
|6. 9th Fort||125 - 139|
|1. With one's own Guides and Guns||139 - 144|
|2. Action of 27-28 March 1944||145 - 156|
|3. Death of Chaim Yelin||156 - 162|
|4. Jewish Camps||163 - 165|
|5. In a Concentration Camp||165 - 171|
|6. Liquidation||172 - 176|
|In the Open Battle|
|1. In the Forest||176 - 181|
|2. The explosion of Echelons and the Railway||181 - 185|
|3. At the Base||186 - 192|
|4. Important Tasks||192 - 195|
|5. Military Operations||195 - 203|
|6. In Different Directions||203 - 210|
|7. Liberating Soviet Lithuania||210 - 213|
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