Place of Lithuanian partisan fighting and death (Smališkės village)
On May 4, 1948, in a battle with a unit of the MGB Chekist army in Gerviškės village, the following partisans of the Grand Duke Vytenis’ Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytenis’s Fatherland of the Dainava District Šarūnas platoon were killed: the leader of the 1st detachment, Antanas Radžiukynas-Nevėžis, born in 1919 in Leipalingis, present-day Lithuania, died. Unit leader Jonas Leščinskas-Skroblas, born in 1919 in Neliubonys village, present-day Lithuania. Lazdijai r., unit commander Albinas Ramanavičius-Balandis, born 1921 in Kučiūnai k., now in Lazdijai r. 1921, Kučiūnai, Lazdijai district.
Information and photos from the website of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture www.kpd.lt ; Register of Real Cultural Property www.kvr.kpd.lt, unique code of the object 29534