Yosef Shapira, Who Survived the Holocaust Selling Cigarettes to Nazis, Dies at Age 85

The story of Shapira, who died last week, is one of the survival of a Jewish boy in wartime Warsaw and was the subject of the book 'The Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square.'

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Yosef Shapira one of the Jewish cigarette vendor boys of wartime Warsaw, whose exploits were the subject of a book published in Hebrew by Yad Vashem and later in English as “The Cigarette Sellers of Three...