Pranas Končius

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Pranas Končius code name Adomas (born in 1911 in Bargaliai, Kretinga district) was the last anti-Soviet Lithuanian partisan killed in action. He was shot by MVD forces on July 6, 1965 (or according to other sources shot himself in order not to be captured on July 13). There still were remaining anti-Soviet partisans, who legalised themselves later or lived illegally for decades to come.

Before World War II, Končius served in the Lithuanian Army. He also participated in the anti-Soviet June Uprising in 1941. In 2000 he was posthumously awarded the Cross of Vytis. In September 2015 president of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė signed a decree which took away the award due to "being involved in jew genocide actions".[1]


External links[edit]