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About Billig, Abisch
After WWI, Brody became part of Poland.
In 1939, Brody became part of the Soviet Union.
Today, Brody is in Ukraine.
Cheine Gittel “Gusti” Silber
(December 15, 1895 Brody – October 7, 1940 Vienna)
Married August 1931, Vienna
Amalia Marta Hanfling Roth
(June 15, 1892 Rudnik, Poland – October 16, 1979 New York, NY)
Married 1954 in New York
Fled to Switzerland after Kristallnacht arrest and held in internment camps for duration of the war:
Felsberg Internment Camp (east of Lucerne)
Thalheim Internment Camp (north of Lucerne)
Abish’s arrival in Birmingham and reunion with his children after the war was featured on the front page of the Birmingham Post, February 26, 1947