POLAND.  SURVIVOR OF GHETTO AND HIDING IN THE FOREST.

 

Born 1932, in a small town Rokitno, Volin, Poland

 

Survived the Rokitno ghetto's terrible massacre where his parents and younger brother were murdered. 

 

Escaped with brother into the forest and they lived as hunted animals. 

 

They lived in a cave for over one year. 

 

Liberated by the Soviet Red Army in 1944.

 

 In 1975 made his way to Canada, via Vienna, and Rome.

 

 

Rokitno, Volin, Poland

 

http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/documents/studies/Shmuel_Spector.pdf

 

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10007218

 

Ghettos

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005059

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 http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/index.php?ModuleId=10005265

 

Soviet Army

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005507&print=y