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Zwick’s ‘Defiance’ brings heroes of Jewish anti-Nazi resistance to screen

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/zwicks_defiance_brings_heroes_of_jewish_anti_nazi_resistance_to_screen_2008

Once he read the amazing story of the Bielski brothers, who not only fought the Nazis, but also struggled with hostile local populations and anti-Semitic Soviet troops, Zwick gradually discovered that there were hundreds of similar reports on Jewish resistance fighters.

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