I stumbled on to one of these the other day. It was an ordinary enough building, somewhere down on
A rough translation of the placard would be: “Here was housed the offices of the soviet occupation repression headquarters. FROM HERE BEGAN, FOR THOUSANDS OF ESTONIANS, A TRAIL OF SORROW AND SUFFERING.”
In 1941, after the occupation of
Imagine having your parents or grandparents disappear in this way, and then walking past the building that housed the offices where their names first were put on the list.