Pictures and text by Mark R. Hatlie
These pictures were taken in Riga during the first week of September, 2007.
|The Skirotava train station is in the background.|
|It reads "In memory of people in Latvia who were taken from this place by cheka units into the depths of the USSR never to return / 14 June, 1941, 1 December, 1949 and in other years". (To Latvijas iedzivotaju pieminai kurus no sis vietas cekas esalonos aizveda PSRS talumos uz neatgriesanos.)|
The visit to this location was paid for by a research grant from the American Public University System. "Educating those who serve."