Death of Israel Gutman

May 20, 1923 - September 30, 2013
Jerusalem, Israel | Age 90

Israeli Holocaust historian dies
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IAN DEITCH, The Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel Gutman, who survived the Nazi atrocities of World War II and dedicated his life to researching the Holocaust, has died. He was 90.

Estee Yaari, spokeswoman for the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, said Gutman died in his sleep late Monday in Jerusalem.

Gutman was born in Warsaw in 1923. He was wounded during fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1943 when a few hundred poorly armed Jews put up resistance to Nazi...

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