Public Institution "Lazdijai Tourism Information Center"

Place of Lithuanian partisan fighting and death (Mikyčiai village)

The struggle for freedom

In the Trakai forest, at this intersection of forest roads, on May 14, 1946, 4 partisans of the Mindaugas group of the Šarūnas team of the Šainūnas district of Dainava district were killed in a battle with a unit of the MVD army: platoon leader Jonas Česnavičius-Dulkė, str. 1914, living. In Šventežeris, dab. Lazdijai district, Vytautas Kvedaras-Aras, st. 1926 (1928?) M. Slavantai, dab. Lazdijai district, Vytautas Saliklis (Malt?) - Apynys, g. Staidaru, dab. Lazdijai district, unknown partisan nicknamed Medelis.

Information and photos from the website of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture; Register of Immovable Cultural Property, unique object code 29540