Wednesday 19 June 2019


GERSHON RITVAS (b. December 25, 1916)
            He was a Communist, born in Saratov, Russia.  Until WWII he lived in Koshedar (Kaišiadorys), Lithuania.  He was chief of a resistance battalion in France.  He described his partisan battles in Russia and later in France in a volume entitled A yid in a natsishn uniform (A Jew in a Nazi uniform) (Paris, 1971), 320 pp.

Source: Borvin Frenkel, in Unzer shtime (Paris) (November 15, 1971).
Dr. Noyekh Gris

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