Vilnius, Fame, Stalin, Arms, Stupidity

Stopping In Vilna

Daniel Mendelsohn | NYR Daily | 1st October 2019

Notes on a journey through eastern Europe seeking traces of relatives killed in the Holocaust. “You see many awful things when you make this kind of journey; you can become inured to the horrors of which the plaques and monuments, the roofless synagogues, the strange patches of discoloured…

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