U.S. Holocaust Museum - 20th Anniversary Tribute - jef1000

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Two survivors from the same part of Lithuania meet.
Holocaust survivor Leo Zisman (81) (left) was in Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania, the Warsaw Ghetto and Auschwitz Birkenau as a 13-14 year old. He is the title character of a new documentary called The Lion of Judah. After the war, Zisman settled in the U.S. and prospered as a builder and developer in New York City.
Reuven Flaum (86) (right) was playing soccer on a Sunday in Lithuania which was then was occupied by the Soviet Union when the Germans invaded his town. Rather than return home and certain capture, he escaped to join the Soviet army. In 1943, as a teenager, he fought against the Nazi push toward Moscow on the Eastern Front,