A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Pesach (Paul) Friedberg


Pesach (Paul) Friedberg Pesach Friedberg, the youngest of three brothers, was born in Novogrudek, Poland, on September 15, 1918. He never knew his father, Eli, who was murdered during a pogrom in Poland before his youngest son was born. His mother, Hinda, raised Pesach and his two older brothers,...

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Philip Lazowski


Philip Lazowski was born on June 13, 1930 in Bielica, Poland. It was a fishing, hunting and agricultural community. The town trading posts had become a center for Jewish...

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Sonia Bielski (Boldo)


Sonia Boldo was born in Novogrudok, Poland in 1922. She came from a very wealthy family, attended the best schools, and even had aspirations of enrolling at a university...

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Frank Blaichman


Born in the small town of Kamionka, Poland on Dec. 11, 1922, Frank Blaichman was just sixteen years old when the German army invaded his country in 1939. Following...

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Martin Petrasek


Martin Petrasek was born in Chust, Slovakia in 1926. In 1938, Czechoslovakia became the first victim of Germany’s expansionist plans when the Sudetenland was annexed. However, the region of...

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Cesia Blaichman (Pomeranc)


Cesia Pomeranc was born on March 15, 1926, in the village of Wyryki near the river town of Wlodova, Poland to Bella Ita and Lazar Pomeranc. She had three...

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