Kazys Škirpa EN

Kazys Škirpa EN

Kazys Škirpa (born February 18, 1895, Namajūnai, Kovno Governorate, Lithuania – August 18, 1979, Washington, D.C.) was a Lithuanian military officer and diplomat. He is best known as the founder of the Lithuanian Activist Front (LAF) and his involvement in the attempt to establish Lithuanian independence in June 1941.

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After heated discussions and protests , Vilnius ' City Council decided on Wednesday to rename a small street in central Vilnius named after Kazys Skirpa ,...

The recent assertion by the Mayor of Vilnius, Remigijus Šimašius , regarding the Lithuanian diplomat and military officer, Col. Kazys Škirpa , and the...

"What's to become of Š kirpa Avenue? It's clear to everybody that this hound of Hitler's was the main harbinger of the mass killing of Jews in...

For Your Freedom and Ours?

2016 m. lapkričio 30 d. 19:10

For our freedom and yours, we heard this motto during the independence movement in 1990 inviting everyone--Lithuanians, us Jews , and others--to rally to...

Vilnius to hold discussion on Kazys Škirpa

2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 11:54

The Vilnius Town Hall is hosting on Tuesday evening a discussion on whether or not to rename a street named after Kazys Škirpa , which is located in the...

Remove indecent monuments of a painful past  (2)

2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 13:27