Oral history interview with Gabriel Gilead
Gabriel Gilead (né Koppel Goldbrum), born February 22, 1922 in Berlin, Germany, describes his Hungarian mother and Polish father; growing up in an orphanage in Germany; his siblings; his forced transit to Poland, where he worked on a kibbutz outside of Warsaw; escaping on foot in September 1939 to a kibbutz in Vilnius, Lithuania; getting a visa to Palestine and arriving in Haifa in the spring of 1941; fighting in the Israeli War of Independence; immigrating to the United States in 1953; becoming a vice president of an insurance company; and the loss of his mother, five sisters, and a younger brother in the Holocaust.
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- Gabriel Gilead
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carol and Howard Anderson
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