Beneath the Sand tells the story of the mass killing of women, children, and older men on the Skede dunes near Liepaja, Latvia. On this beautiful shoreline, nearly 3,000 Jews were killed over three days in December 1941. Forced from their homes in the middle of the night, they were held at the central prison, then driven to the beach and forced to strip. They were shot at the edge of a large trench dug in the sand.
At the age of fifteen, survivor Edward Anders and his brother George were awakened in the middle of the