Memories of Kaminsk

Victor Breitburg, perhaps the sole living survivor born in Kamiensk, writes about his birthplace. A survivor of the Lodz ghetto and Auschwitz, Victor is one of "The Boys," a group of several hundred young camp survivors sent to England in 1945 and 1946. Their experiences have been immortalized in Martin Gilbert's acclaimed book, The Boys: Triumph over Adversity, published in 1996. Victor arrived in England with the Windermere group and lived in the Cardross Hostel in Scotland. He emigrated to the United States in the late forties and has maintained contact with "The Boys." He is actively engaged in Holocaust education and is held in high esteem by the educational authorities in New Jersey.

A 1930 family portrait of Eva, David and 3-year-old Victor Breitburg

Additional testimonies by Victor Breitburg:

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