Love story of the Holocaust survivor | USA TODAY

Isaak Tartakovsky escaped the Germans and fled to Ukraine where he met his wife. They share their love story on Holocaust Remembrance Day


Isaak Tartakovsky was at the post office in Ukraine in 1953 when he spotted a woman he immediately recognized.

Her name was Lidiya Savchuk, and her family had saved his life in German-occupied Ukraine during World War II by hiding his identity as a Jewish soldier in the Soviet army who escaped a German prison camp.

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