In 1942, Aron Derman and Lisa Nussbaum escaped deportation from the Grodno ghetto with the help of Tadek Soroka, a non-Jewish Pole. Aron and Lisa—aged 19 and 15—joined the armed Jewish resistance. As partisans, they fought in the Naroch forest of Poland and created blockades against the Germany army.
The pair remained in the armed resistance until Soviet troops reached the area in 1944. After the war, Aron and Lisa immigrated to the United States and married.
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