Glasberg, Vila Victor

Birth Name Glasberg, Vila Victor
Birth Name Vermont, Victor
Call Name Vila
Call Name Victor
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth   Житомир Zhytomyr, Житомирська область, Україна  

Event Note

Although they were born Jewish, Alexandre and Vila Glasberg's parents had them baptized when they were children.

Emigration 1930s   Alexandre and Vila Glasberg emigrated to France

Unknown     Vila Glasberg was captured by the Nazis, thinking he was Alexandre

Event Note

The Nazis arrested Vila Glasberg, and in order to protect his brother, he did not deny that he was Alexandre.
He was deported and murdered.

Military Service      

Event Note

Abbé Glasberg worked with the Haganah, acquiring buying weapons from Czechoslovakia, and routing the shipments via Corsica.
In 1948, after the independence of the State of Israel,he helped Jewish troops in Jerusalem, using his contacts in the Catholic community in Jerusalem.

Event Note

In 1951, Abbé Glasberg participated in Operation Ezra and Nehemiah, the Mossad airlift evacuate Iraqi Jews,

Event Note

In 1972, Abbé Glasberg was decorated as Chevalier of l'Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur.



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