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Re: Where is Verlin?
Posted by: Phillip Applebaum (ID *****0871) Date: February 21, 2012 at 07:58:25
In Reply to: Where is Verlin? by Timothy W. Kimmel of 6355

Unless they intended Berlin, my guess is the town in question actually is Virbalis, Lithuania, which in Yiddish was known as Virbaln. The town is located about 160 kilometers west of Vilnius (Vilna). Its pre-Holocaust Jewish population was about 1,200.

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