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Rather Die Fighting

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As anticipated, the Germans stormed Parczew Forest, expecting to find thousands of partisans-and found no one. The camp was well hidden, on an island in the middle of a swamp. The Germans asked the Luftwaffe to fly reconnaissance missions over the region. As the woods there were thin, we were unable to fully conceal our horses and wagons....

Author Biography

Frank Blaichman married a fellow partisan after the war, and in the 1950s they emigrated to the United States. He helped organize the establishment of the Jewish Fighters Monument at Y ad Vashem in Jerusalem. He and his wife, Cesia, have two children and
six grandchildren and live in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Days of Terror and a Decision to Escapep. 3
From Farmhouse to Forestp. 20
Finding Allies, Killing Collaboratorsp. 52
The Raid on Leszec Castlep. 78
Russian Airdrops and Sabotage Missionsp. 103
Final Engagements and the German Retreatp. 148
Return to Polandp. 191
A Memorial to All Jewish Fighters in World War IIp. 197
Honor Roll of Partisan Fightersp. 205
Acknowledgmentsp. 209
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