Public Institution "Lazdijai Tourism Information Center"

The place of the struggle and death of Lithuanian partisans Pranas Vaivada-Milžinas and Aleksandras Maskeliūnas-Strazdas

The struggle for freedom

In this place, after falling into ambush, on June 1, 1946 (02?), Partisans of the Mindaugas group of the Dainava district Šarūnas team were killed in a battle with a unit of the Chekist army: platoon leader Pranas Vaivada-Milžinas, str. Radvilonių k., Dab. Veisiejai sen., Aleksandras Maskeliūnas-Strazdas, st. 1929 (1920?), Living. Poviliškės village, now Lazdijai district .. Partisan Bronius Saveikis-Klajūnas left injured.

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 29547