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Liberator Testimonies

Max Gendelman

Max was born August 15, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was raised in a strictly kosher home with a Zionist father. He was in ROTC at the University of Wisconsin and was sent for basic […]

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Lloyd Rauch

Lloyd Rauch was born in 1925 in New York City. Lloyd’s family was Jewish. He was in college when the war broke out, and he was drafted at 18 years old. Lloyd went overseas in […]

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James Burliss

James Burliss was born in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1923. After high school, James became an auto mechanic. In April 1943, James was working for a garage when he was drafted. James fought in Italy, France, […]

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Irving Berzon

Irving Berzon was born in 1923 in New York City to Jewish parents who raised him religiously. After a year of college, Irving worked as a junior engineer at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In March […]

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Anthony Del Duca

Anthony Del Duca was born in 1926 in the town of Chieti, Italy to a Catholic family, but mainly grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He had quite a few Jewish friends while growing up. When […]

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Bruna Nelson

Bruna was born in 1926 in Bettolle, Italy. She was born and raised as a Catholic. Her father passed away when she was very young, and her mother had to provide for her five children. […]

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