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, Rus. Vilna, Pol. Wilno, city (1993 pop. 590,100), capital of Lithuania, on the Neris River. It is a rail and highway junction, a commercial and industrial city, and a center of education and the arts.
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Grabiez mienia kulturalnego Wilna i okregu wilenskiego w latach II wojny swiatowej, w Wilno i Kresy polnocno wschodnie, t.
This is true of the many fascinating portraits of the author's high-school and university classmates in Wilno, so many of whom went on to contribute significantly to Poland's (rarely, Lithuania's) cultural and political life.
Konwicki has led us to expect that his books, while they draw us into the charmed Wilno region, remain nevertheless grounded in our own time.
26) Henri Minczeles, Vilna, Wilno, Vilnius: La Jerusalem de Lituanie (Paris: La Decouverte, 1993); Knut Stang, Kollaboration und Massenmord: Die litauische Hilfspolizei, das Rollkommando Hamann und die Ermorderung der litauischen Juden (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1996); Yves Plasseraud and Minczeles, Lituanie juive 1918-1940: Message d'un monde englouti (Paris: Editions Autrement, 1996).
dismissed from his position at the radio station in Wilno for his political views, eventually accepted a position at the more liberal Warsaw Radio.
This mystery figure appears to have been an illegitimate offspring of a woman of the minor gentry in the Wilno country, receiving her surname.
I also studied the stars--for two years, in Wilno, where the rich and learned lady, Madame Puzynina, endowed a village of two hundred souls for the purchase of various lenses and telescopes.
The future Nobel Prize winner knew our grandfather, Jan Chodakiewicz, a fellow student at the law faculty of the Stefan Batory University in Wilno.
Nearer there were the small palaces, the local "families" were Tyzenhausen and Radziwill, and the large neoclassical churches with their windows made in Wilno.
The appointment of the Marian General, Father Jerzy Matulewicz, member of a Polonized minority in Lithuania, to the bishopric of Wilno (now Vilnius) triggered an ongoing row.
The last action he had seen was with Oginski in Wilno, where both had served under Jasinski.
Unlike my Wilno grandparents who were clandestine soldiers of the Home Army, however, Mackiewicz was a harsh critic of Armia Krajowa, Poland's mainstream independentist and pro-Western underground.