Kazys Škirpa

  • Kazys Škripa, Ambassador of Independent Lithuania in Germany, 1942
F. 1398
Language of Description
1 Jan 1942
Level of Description
  • Lithuanian
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

One subfonds and 1 file.


Scope and Content

The fond consists of the collection of personal documents (see also UHSMM collection description). The most important document in this fonds is the anti-Jewish proclamation of the Front of Lithuanian Activists (LAF; col. Kazys Škirpa was a leader of this Front). The LAF organized the June Uprising (June 23-26, 1941) with the aim of re-establishing Lithuanian independence with the help of Nazis. The members of this Uprising were fighting against communists and Jews and participated in pogroms throughout Lithuania. Excerpts from the third part of the memoir book of Kazys Škirpa, "Kovok! Pastangos gelbėti Lietuvą" (English: Fight! Efforts to save Lithuania) and additional supplements.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG-26.039M

Archivist Note

Entry added by VV on 30 July 2013 based on list provided by Yad Vashem. Extra information added from USHMM finding aids.

Entry written by Neringa based on information from LCVA.

Entry updated by Neringa on 19 February 2015.