1906 -Tuvia Bielski was born in Stankiewicze, in western Belorussia.   


  1927- Tuvia was recruited to a Polish army. 


  1929- At age 23 Tuvia married a women named Rifka.  

1941- Germany invaded Russia in June         
- Tuvia and his brother vowed to never be caught by the Germans  

1944- Tuvia and his brothers had saved over 1200 Jews from possible death.  

1945-Offered a high position in the Israel Defense Forces for his great acts of leadership during the Holocaust, but declined the offer to work in a small trucking firm with his brother Zus.

1987- Worked with his brother until Tuvia died at the age of 81.