Brīvā Latvija (1943–44)

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This article is about waritme resistance newspaper. For the present-day newspaper of the Latvian diaspora in Europe, see Brīvā Latvija.

Brīvā Latvija. Latvju Raksti (Free Latvia. Latvian Writings) was the name of an underground, anti-German resistance newspaper in Nazi-occupied Latvia during World War II. Its first four issues appeared under the title Vēstījums (Message). The newspaper's editor and principal author was the Latvian fascist Gustavs Celmiņš. When the newspaper and its distribution networks were uncovered were discovered by the Gestapo, Celmiņš and others were arrested and sent to prison or concentration camps.[1]


  1. ^ Andersons, Edgars; Siliņš, Leonīds; et al. (2002). Latvija un Rietumi: Latviešu nacionālā pretestības kustība 1943–1945 (in Latvian, English, German) (4th ed. ed.). Riga: Latvijas Universitātes žurnāla "Latvijas Vēsture" fonds. pp. 29–30. ISBN 9984-643-39-5. OCLC 51901206. 

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