A place for families of Jewish partisans from World War II to connect and share their stories.
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Shlomo Ryback

This report is based on a chapter of Betty Brodsky Cohen’s upcoming book, “The Tunnel People,”  which tells the personal stories of the Novogrudok tunnel escapees. Shlomo Ryback was born on March 12, 1914, in Radun, Poland. He lived with his parents, Gisia and Ephraim, and four siblings: Shimon,...

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Moshe Baran

Born in 1920 in the predominantly Jewish town of Horodok, Poland, Moshe Baran was the eldest of four children. In 1941, when...

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Libby Abramowitz Bakst

Libby (Liba) Abramowitz Bakst was born in the small village of Zdzienciol, Poland on February 2, 1926. She lived with her parents,...

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Lilka (Ticktin) Bielski

Lilka Ticktin was born in Bialystock, Poland, on January 13, 1926. Before she was a year old, her family settled in Novogrudok....

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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...

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The biographies on this site are compiled from testimonies, recollections, transcripts, memoirs, and biographies of Jewish partisans, their children and their grandchildren.