Bransk, Book of Memories

(Brańsk, Poland)

Translation of
Bransk, sefer hazikaron

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part of Yizkor Books Project of JewishGen, Inc.

Editors: Alter Trus and Julius Cohen, Brainsker Relief Committee of New York,
Originally published in New York 1948 (Yiddish 440 pages)
Project Coordinator: Rubin Roy Cobb
Translations: Rubin Roy Cobb, Mindle Crystal Gross
Hard Cover, 11” by 8.5”, 476 pages with all illustrations.

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Translation of the Memorial (Yizkor) Book of the town of Bransk, Poland, originally written in 1948 in Yiddish by the former residents and survivors of the town. It provides a first-hand account of the life in the town before the Shoah and accounts of the destruction of this Jewish Community by the Nazis and their local collaborators.

Brańsk, Poland is located at 52°44' North Latitude and 22°51' East Longitude

Alternate names for the town are: Brańsk [Polish], Braynsk [Yiddish], Bran'sk [Russian], Breinsk, Brainsk


Nearby Jewish Communities:

    Boæki 10 miles SE
    Ciechanowiec 15 miles WSW
    Bielsk Podlaski 15 miles E
    Suraż 16 miles NNE
    Łapy 17 miles N
    Sokoły 18 miles NNW
    Wysokie Mazowieckie 19 miles NW
    Milejczyce 19 miles SE
    Siemiatycze 20 miles S
    Orla 20 miles E

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