Oral history interview with Gabriel Gilead
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- Gabriel Gilead
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carol and Howard Anderson
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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