1. In 1944 four young men from the squad of Baukus named Napalys Kušlys, Albinas Kilas, Leonas and Bronius Pajados refused to obey requirement of an old soviet government to serve in the occupation army. Armless men decided to hide and build a bunker in the ground at the shore of the lake Vazajis. From 23rd to 24th of June in 1945 bolsheviks of NKVD (The People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs) surrounded bunker and started shooting. All young men were pulled out from the bunker and the special operation to exterminate partisans began. Only after the Sąjūdis (Movement) started, relatives of these men came together and funded to build a monument next to the fence of cemetery with the names of killed partisans from Jūžintai. The bunker decayed after some time but the location is still known and has a little wooden cross next to it. Up until now the trench marks the place of the former bunker. In 2020 families, community members and sub district funded to build a cross on the shore of the lake (woodcarver: Vidmantas Zakarka).
  2. The stoned monument and cross was built in the village Samaniai in memorial of the partisans squad of Tranas. The monument is in the pinewood next to the road Dauliūnai–Samaniai– Kalučiškiai. Initiator – Gediminas Dobkevičius.
  3. Roofed pole is to remember partisans that were brutally killed in 1945. It was built in 2020 funded by relatives. It’s located in the little town Jūžintai on the slope of intersection towards Užpaliai and Kamajai. Next to it is a flower field. In 1945 all killed partisans from not only Jūžintai but also the villages around it. Naked bodies were thrown on the slope in order to intimidate the locals and to obey soviet government. The relatives never got back the bodies of their dear ones instead they were thrown in the hole next to the cemetery and filled up with stones and then buried.
  4. The stoned monument next to the graves of partisans next to the fence of Jūžintai cemetery was built funded by relatives. Nowadays it is visited by students, community members and on National days people light up candles and bring flowers.

On summertime the guide is available for the excursions and hikes. Vida Zulonaitė is a relative of one partisan. She is familiar with the files in the state special archive. Vida is a niece of partisan Napalis Kušlis, a pedagogue, future corporations “Šviesa” of Kaunas teachers leader and a real patriot of her country. She spends her summers in her native land – Kalučiškiai village, the district of Jūžintai. Phone number: 8 616 37296

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