Our book is a B.R.A.G. 2014 Medallion Honoree. Victor Breitburg is a survivor of the Lódz Ghetto, Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Rhemsdorf and Theresienstadt concentration camps. He was liberated with a group known as "The Boys". Their experiences have been documented in Sir Martin Gilbert's Book, The Boys:Triumph Over Adversity. Victor and many of "The Boys" are still in contact with one another, although as it is with WWII veterans, their numbers are slowly diminishing.
Victor's journey from Lódz, to the camps in Europe, to England, Scotland and the United States and his new life in America is the story told in this volume.
Victor completed studies in America, became a successful businessman and an accomplished lecturer on the Holocaust, having received numerous awards and citations for his role as an educator.
He is a widower, having been married to his beloved wife Lucille for sixty years.
He currently lives on Long Island, and is 87 years old. He has written some poems and short stories.
Victor has two daughters, Denise and Myra. Denise is married to Mark and they have two children, Maya and Eli.
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Published January 16, 2014
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