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  • Bielski Family, Doc Make ‘Defiance’ Personal

    By Tom Tugend

    April 16, 2009 | 3:45 am

    The film “Defiance” told the story of the Bielski brothers, who led a group of partisans in fighting the Nazis and established a self-sustaining Jewish community in the forests of Belarus, but it didn’t show what is ultimately their greatest triumph.

    “The Bielski brothers...