Vareikis, Vygantas
October 2008
Acta Historica Universitatis Klaipedensis;2008, Issue 17, p191
Academic Journal
The article is based on documents from the Lithuanian State Central Archive, memoirs and historical studies of Lithuanian authors. It is devoted to new historical investigations of the Klaipeda Uprising in 1923, its political preparation, the military operation itself, the role of the Lithuanian Riflemen's Union, the social position and place of origin of the Lithuanian volunteers. A list of volunteers, partisans and riflemen, who participated in the Klaipeda Uprising, is presented in the appendix for the first time.


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