Year: 2000 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society Newsletter, v.11, (2000), p.1-3 SIEC No: 20000187

This is a biography of Jerzy Urman. Urman & his family fled from their home in Stanislawow after the German invasion in 1941. Urman’s father obtained cyanide for the family who agreed they would die together rather than face torture & deportation. The family went into hiding in a nearby town. After a year of hiding, they were confronted by the police. Urman swallowed his poison so shocking the police that they left after robbing the family. Surviving family members eventually settled in Israel.