One day, in the little Kovno library—how distinctly it all comes back to me—I can see myself sitting there, perusing the papers.
Ivangorod fell on the following day; Kovno on the 17th; Novo Georgievsk on the 19th.
They all said she was very beautiful, the acknowledged belle of Kovno.
At first came three thousand Jews from the province of Kovno.
The climate is comparatively mild, the mean temperature at the city of Kovno being 44F.
In 1892 a peasant woman in the Russian province of Kovno hanged herself in a wood near the village of Somenishki.
The Germans thus gained the whole line from Kovno to Brest, and things were going no better in the south.
On the day that Warsaw fell, the Germans were near enough to Kovno to begin the bombardment.
The territory which now constitutes the government of Kovno was formerly known as Samogitia and formed part of Lithuania.
The holding of Kovno was a forlorn hope, and the men and guns in it were sacrificed to gain time.