Victor (left), September 1952. [LCID: gelb28]

Victor Gelb

Regina met Victor Gelb, a young Jewish American, in 1950 in Brooklyn. Victor had been drafted into the Korean War.  This photograph shows Victor (left) in September 1952.

With the end of World War II and collapse of the Nazi regime, survivors of the Holocaust faced the daunting task of rebuilding their lives. With little in the way of financial resources and few, if any, surviving family members, most eventually emigrated from Europe to start their lives again. Between 1945 and 1952, more than 80,000 Holocaust survivors immigrated to the United States. Regina was one of them.


  • Courtesy of Regina Gelb

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