The Kalmanowitz Siblings

Sidney (Selig) Kalmanowitz fought against Germany in World War II.  The picture was taken by Zamszteigman, Lida & therefore presumeably dates from before the German occupation in 1941.  There's evidence he served in the Tracker's Battalion of the 249th Lithuanian Regiment of the Soviet (Red) Army. He's presumed to have been wounded March 9, 1943.  His first wife, possibly named Leah Larinski, was murdered.  His uniform has been identified as a pre-World War II Polish Army uniform by a host of knowledgable Jewishgenners.  This suggests the photograph also predates the Hitler-Stalin Pact, shortly after which Russia occupied the Lida area.

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