Sunday, July 24, 2011

LATVIA – Cover from Riga, Latvia to Braga, Portugal

Commemorative envelope and cancellation of the LITENE 70 posted on June, 14 2011.
(Special thanks to my best friend Juris Tarvids)

On 14 June 1941 in Litene, officers of the former army of the Republic of Latvia (which by then became the 24th Territorial Corps) were arrested and killed by the Soviet occupation authorities.

More information about the Litene massacre here.

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