Latvian National Foundation, second edition, 1982

Appendix 6

Deportation Train Details

Information Regarding Movement of Certain Trains, in which the Latvian Citizens Have Been Deported
to Soviet Russia in June 1941
                    
No. of
freight
letter:
Date
of
depar- ture
Railroad Stations
Railroad
line
Direction Trans-
ferred
to Russian
Railroad
Number
of
cars
Sender's-
Receiver's
Designation
Notes
(Sender's
signature)
Depar-
ture
Desti-
nation
423990 16.6.41 Jelgava Jenisej Krasnojarsk Indra 17.6.41 64 236. army NKVD  
424009 16.6.41 Jelgava Jenisej Krasnojarsk Indra 17.6.41 73 236. army NKVD
424010 17.6.41 Jelgava Babinino Moscow-Kiev Indra 18.6.41 59 236. army NKVD
174192 24.6.41 Riga pass. Leningrad pass. Oktjabr Valka ? Prison Car 1 155th spec. batt.
174088 21.6.41 Riga pass. Moscow pass. Kalinin Zilupe ? Prison Car 1 155th spec. batt.
173890 16.6.41 Riga pass. Moscow pass. Kalinin Zilupe 17.6.41 Prison Car 1 155th spec. batt.
177789 24.6.41 Riga freight Leningrad ? Valka ? Prison Car 1 NKVD
177790 24.6.41 Riga freight Pskov Leningrad Valka ? 5 NKVD
360911 27.6.41 Riga freight Pskov Leningrad Valka ? 12 NKVD
177791 24.6.41 Riga freight Moscow Leningrad Indra ? 3 NKVD
360912 27.6.41 Riga freight Pskov Leningrad Valka ? 4 NKVD
263773 15.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Babinino Moscow-Kiev Indra 16.6.41 56 155th spec. batt.
263674 16.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Novosibirsk Tomsk Indra 16.6.41 41 155th spec. batt. A. Lenski
263682 16.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Akmolinsk Karagandinsk Zilupe 17.6.41 6 155th spec. batt. A. Lenski
263683 16.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Babinono Moscow-Kiev Indra ? 23 155th spec. batt.
263685 16.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Kuks Omsk Zilupe ? 11 155th spec. batt. Lenski
263731 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Kotla Gorkovsk Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 1 155th spec. batt. Karcagin
263732 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Potmja Penza Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 1 155th spec. batt. Jeremejev
263733 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Kuks Omsk Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 5 155th spec. batt. Jeremejev
263734 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Vladivostok Piejuras
 (Sea-side)
Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 5 155th spec. batt. Jeremejev
263735 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Novosibirsk Tomsk Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 4 155th spec. batt. Radzanovsk
263736 22.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Babinino Moscow-Kiev Indra 23.6.41 Prison Car 8 155th spec. batt.
263747 24.6.41 Skirotava
 (Shunting st.)
Kuibishev Kuibishev Indra ? Prison Car 15 155th spec. batt.
337962 15.6.41 Tornkalns Jenisej Krasnojarsk Zilupe 16.6.41 Prison Car 54 155th spec. batt. Brivibas
 Street 93
127211 24.6.41 Krustpils Kuibishev Kuibishev Indra ? Prison Car 57 155th spec. batt. Varsegov
8187 ? Daugavpils
 II pr
 (Freight II)
Babinino Moscow-Kiev Indra 18.6.41 Prison Car 48 Train
arrived
from D
station
without
documents
issued at
Indra
[8187-
6074]
8189 ? Daugavpils
 II pr
 (Freight II)
Acinsk Krasnojarsk Indra 18.6.41 Prison Car 55
8144 ? Daugavpils
 II pr
 (Freight II)
Kansk-Jeniseisk Krasnojarsk Indra 16.6.41 Prison Car 75
8145 ? Daugavpils
 II pr
 (Freight II)
Babinino Moscow-Kiev Indra 16.6.41 Prison Car 46
6075 ? Indra Gladan Krasnojarsk Indra 18.6.41 Prison Car 45
6074 ? Indra Karaganda Karagandinsk Indra 18.6.41 Prison Car 4
Signed: f.f. Chief of the Income control.
 Total 824 Cars
...Timeline...Molotov–Ribbentrop PactMolotov-Ribbentrop Pact, 1939. Text of the secret protocol carving up Eastern Europe between Stalin and Hitler. The First Months of the WarThe First Months of the War, Mr. Munters Speaks at the University, 1940. Foreign Minister Vilhelms Munters' speech at the University of Latvia, asking, infamously : "I should like to ask, where now is the sovietisation against which we were warned...?" Letters on Birch Bark In Siberia Written Letters on Birch Bark, UNESCO Latvia. Birch bark was often the only material to write on. Background on deportations, the letters, and a gallery of photos. EXTERNAL SITE Holocaust in Latvia (HAOLUSA.ORG) Prof. Andrew Ezergailis' web site on the Holocaust in LatviaScholarship on the Holocaust in Latvia: essays, letters, reviews. Prof. Ezergailis is the pre-eminent scholar in this field. EXTERNAL SITE Soviet War NewsThe Soviet Union, Finland, and the Baltic States. Soviet Information Bureau. Soviet War News, 1941. In a monograph published after the Winter War and toward the end of its first occupation of the Baltic states, the Soviet Union blames the Finns and Balts for their troubles, only the Soviets have consistently engaged in "neighbourly relations," rebuffed by its neighbors at every turn. A classic study in Stalinist propaganda and a version of history still familiar in official Russian rhetoric. These Names AccuseThese Names Accuse—Nominal List of Latvians Deported to Soviet Russia in 1940-41, second edition with supplementary list. Latvian National Foundation, Stockholm. 1982. (1942) History leading up to and including the Soviet invasion of the Baltics, the first Soviet occupation, and the first mass deportations of 1941. The originally compiled list of names was published in Riga in 1942. Documents, photographs, list of names (in progress). A Shepherd DiedViens Gans Nomira (A Shepherd Died). Margarita Kovaļevska, illustrator. 1942. A miniature booklet of a folk song, published by Tautas Palīdzība (Peoples' Aid) in war-time Latvia and given out for donations to help the orphaned and widowed, illustrated by a popular Latvian pre-war and diaspora artist—and who dated Peters' father while they studied together at the Academy of Art. Behind the Polish-Soviet BreakBehind the Polish-Soviet Break, Alter Brody, introduced by Corliss Lamont. Soviet Russia Today, New York. 1943. After the Poles rightfully blamed the Katyn massacre on the Soviets, the USSR denounced (per Molotov's letter, included) the accusation as a "Hitlerite slanderous fake." Within two weeks the USSR severed relations with the Polish Government-in-Exile. Beyond alleging Polish lies, Alter Brody's monograph goes on to characterize the Polish people as an ungrateful scourge upon history—portending the post-WWII portrayal of anti-Soviet Eastern European nationalists as fascists. Latvia Under German Occupation in 1943Latvia Under German Occupation in 1943. Latvian Legation, Washington, DC. 1944. The Latvian diplomatic corps reports on Latvia's third year under Nazi occupation, recounting still-fresh events. What Latvian Wishes From This War?What Latvian Wishes From This War? Alfreds Bīlmanis. Latvian Legation, Washington DC. 1944. As head of the Latvian Foreign Ministry's press division, Alfreds Bīlmanis (1887-1948) actively promoted independent Latvia's interests abroad. His war-time monograph, subtitled: "Background, Current Situation, Hopes for the Future"—written while there was still hope for Latvia's post-war freedom—dispels still-prevalent misunderstandings regarding the historical inter-relationships of the Baltics, Europe, and Russia. Zedelgem POW Camp 2227Zedelgem POW Camp 2227Latvians whose only "crime" was to fight to free their homeland after multiple invasions are called Nazis and shot as target practice. Today, official Russia and others invested in the "Latvians are Nazis" meme keep the lie alive.
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