Kauno karo komendantūra

  • Litauische Kommandantur in Kaunas
  • Military Commandant in Kaunas
F. R-1444
Language of Description
23 Jun 1941 - 31 Dec 1941
Level of Description
  • German
  • Lithuanian
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

2 subfonds and 49 files.

Scope and Content

Reports of the Military Commandant in Kaunas; various instructions for staff of the commandant; documentation concerning activities of local Auxiliary police; orders concerning forced labour for prisoners of war; lists of members of Auxiliary police; restrictions imposed on Jews; documentation about establishment of the Kaunas (Kovno) ghetto in Vilijampolė and forcing people to move into the ghetto.


Some documents are handwritten and some files are microfilmed.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG-26.040M

Archivist Note

Entry added by VV on 29 July 2013, based on Žirikova, Galina, Lietuvos centrinio valstybės archyvo fondai: holokausto Lietuvoje tyrimo šaltinis (The Collections of the State Archive of Lithuania: a Source of Research on the Holocaust in Lithuania), Vilnius: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono Žydų Muziejus, 2011.

Extra information from USHMM finding aid.

Additional information written by Neringa based on survey and information provided by LCVA.

Information updated by Neringa on 21 March 2015.