Vintri (German Wintri ) is a village ( Estonian küla ) on the largest Estonian island Saaremaa . It belongs to the Saaremaa rural community (until 2017: Salme rural community ) in the Saare district .
The village on the east coast of the Sõrve peninsula has eighteen inhabitants (as of December 31, 2011). It was first mentioned in 1566 under the name Wintermusz .
During the Second World War , heavy fighting between the German and Soviet troops took place near Vintri in September 1941 and October 1944. The villages Vintri, Imara , Kaimri and Hindu , among others , were completely destroyed.
- Baltic historical local dictionary. Part 1: Estonia (including Northern Livonia) (= sources and studies on Baltic history. Volume 8/1). Started by Hans Feldmann . Published by Heinz von zur Mühlen . Edited by Gertrud Westermann . Böhlau, Cologne / Vienna 1985, ISBN 3-412-07183-8 , p. 676.
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