Pictures from Kaunas

 

My grandmother Ilse Cohn (left). shot in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 29 November 1941, on the orders of SS Colonel Karl Jager (right)

At the Ninth Fort, Kaunas, where 30,000 people were shot between 1941 and 1943

"The way of death" -- the road to the killing field at the Ninth Fort, Kaunas

Doing what reporters do (left) -- and finally taking a moment for contemplation and remembrance (right)