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In Telšiai district, in the forest of God's Chair in 1949. On the morning of May 21, the MGB (USSR Ministry of State Security) from Telšiai blocked a large part of the forest where the partisans were hiding. It is believed that the enemy was informed of the whereabouts of the partisans by the traitor. Seven partisans were killed during the battle. Including the leader of the Šatrija national team Aloyzas Mažutis - Šarūnas. Four partisans were taken prisoner, three of whom were seriously injured. The company commander Edmundas Rėkašis - Lakūnas and Steponas Rėkašis - Darius managed to break out of the siege.

The burial places of the partisans who died during the battle were determined by the Telšiškis brothers Alfredas and Romualdas Jonušai on the basis of witnesses and KGB documents.

 

  1. Pine chapel and a typical memorial sign in a nearby camp and bunker in 1949. May 21 Aloyzas Bazeika-Kriukis, Deputy Commander of the Žarėnai Company, and Petras Bartkus-Zuikė, In memory of Greivis-Bielskis, Antanas Parimskis-Malūnininkas.

    Chapel aut. Alfred Jonušas. Unveiled in 1997. May 24 By Alfred and Romuald Jonušai.

    Photo by R. Trimonienė, 1999 Source genocid.lt

  2. Authentic badge aut. designer Romas Navickas. Unveiled in 1999 June 12 By Alfred Jonušas.

    Photo by R. Trimonienė, 1999 Source genocid.lt

  3. The bunker was rebuilt, which in 1947-1948. Zigmas Tomkus, the head of the Operational Division of the Šatrija team of the Samogitian district, lived and worked in 1949. May. partisans of Samogitian district Šatrija team stayed in.

    Unveiled in 1998. August 23 By Alfred and Romualdas Jonušai ..

    Photo by R. Trimonienė, 1999 Source genocid.lt

  4. Cross in a nearby camp and bunker in 1949. May 21 Aloyzas Bazeika-Kriukis, Deputy Commander of the Žarėnai Company, and Petras Bartkus-Zuikė, In memory of Greivis-Bielskis, Antanas Parimskis-Malūnininkas.

    Chapel aut. Alfred Jonušas. Unveiled in 1997. May 24 By Alfred and Romuald Jonušai.

    Photo by R. Trimonienė, 1999 Source genocid.lt

Bunker coordinates: 55.905218, 22.160736.

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