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			Berlin, June 30, 1941

The Chief of the Security Police 
and the SD	

			25 copies
                        (25th copy)

(Secret Affair of the Reich)


	Einsatzgruppe A:
	EK 1b

On June 28 Vorkommando (1) has moved into Kaunas. It has started its
activity, occupying the former trade union building, the NKVD Building, as
well as two other houses. During the night, exchange of heavy fire between
Lithuanian insurgents, Jews, and irregulars. Very difficult to secure the
prisons, which are totally overcrowded. During the last 3 days Lithuanian
partisan groups have already killed several thousand Jews.

(1) An advance unit

The Einsatzgruppen Reports. ed. Yitzak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski, Shmuel
Spector. New York: Holocaust Library. 1989. p. 1.		

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