List of massacres in Lithuania

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Lithuania (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
First Mass Execution of the Jews of Gargždai June 24, 1941 Gargždai 201 The mass execution of Jewish men from Gargždai was the first of more than 250 mass execution of Jews committed by the Nazis and their Lithuanian collaborators during the Holocaust in Lithuania[1][2]
Rainiai massacre June 24–25, 1941 Rainiai, near Telšiai 73
Kaunas pogrom June 25–29, 1941 Kaunas 5,000
Kaunas massacre October 29, 1941 Kaunas 9,200
Koniuchy massacre January 29, 1944 Koniuchy (now Kaniūkai) 34
Ponary (Paneriai) massacre July 1941 - August 1944 Paneriai, Vilnius 100,000
Glinciszki massacre 20 June 1944 Glitiškės 27
Dubingiai massacre 23 June 1944 Dubingiai 20-27
Draučiai shooting February 15, 1998 Draučiai 10 (including shooter)


  1. ^ "The First Mass Execution of the Jews of Gargždai". Holocaust Atlas of Lithuania. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. 2010.
  2. ^ "Execution of Jews in Gargždai". The Map of Holocaust by Bullets. Yahad-In Unum. 2012. Retrieved 2019-11-19.
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