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Treblinka (Concentration camp)

Works: 264 works in 530 publications in 10 languages and 17,280 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  Biographies  Pictorial works 
Classifications: D804.G4, 940.531503924
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Most widely held works by Treblinka (Concentration camp)
Muzeum Walki i Męczeństwa w Treblince - Oddział Muzeum Okręgowego w Siedlcach by Muzeum Walki i Męczeństwa w Treblince( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treblinka nigdy więcej by Edward Kopówka( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A yor in Ṭreblinḳe by Jankiel Wiernik( Book )

2 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in Yiddish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Inmate Who Escaped Tells The Day-To-Day Facts Of One Year Of His Torturous Experiences.Jankiel Wiernik was a Jewish property manager in Warsaw when the Nazis invaded Poland and was forced into the ghetto in 1940. Despite surviving the horrors of the ghetto at the advanced age of 52, he was sent to a fate worse than death at the notorious death camp at Treblinka, which he immortalized in his memoirs."On his arrival at Treblinka aboard the Holocaust train from Warsaw, Wiernik was selected to work rather than be immediately killed. Wiernik's first job with the Sonderkommando required him to drag corpses from the gas chambers to mass graves. Wienik was traumatized by his experiences. He later wrote in his book: "It often happened that an arm or a leg fell off when we tied straps around them in order to drag the bodies away." He remembered the horrors of the enormous pyres, where "10,000 to 12,000 corpses were cremated at one time." He wrote: "The bodies of women were used for kindling" while Germans "toasted the scene with brandy and with the choicest liqueurs, ate, caroused and had a great time warming themselves by the fire." Wiernik described small children awaiting so long in the cold for their turn in the gas chambers that "their feet froze and stuck to the icy ground" and noted one guard who would "frequently snatch a child from the woman's arms and either tear the child in half or grab it by the legs, smash its head against a wall and throw the body away." At other times "children were snatched from their mothers' arms and tossed into the flames alive." "Wiernik escaped Treblinka during the revolt of the prisoners on "a sizzling hot day" of August 2, 1943. A shot fired into the air signalled that the revolt was on. Wiernik wrote that he "grabbed some guns" and, after spotting an opportunity to make a break for the woods, an axe..."
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TreblinkaThe last Jew of Treblinka : a survivor's memory, 1942-1943Into that darkness : an examination of conscienceVillage of a million spirits : a novel of the Treblinka uprisingMy darling EliaA Holocaust controversy : the Treblinka affair in postwar FranceShadows of TreblinkaTrap with a green fence : survival in Treblinka
Alternative Names
Camp de concentration Treblinka, Pologne

Camp de Treblinka

Campo de exterminio de Treblinka

campo di sterminio di Treblinka

Kamp pemusnahan Treblinka

Kampi i përqëndrimit Treblinka

Koncentracijsko taborišče Treblinka

Koncentrační tábor Treblinka

Koncentračný tábor Treblinka

Lagărul de exterminare Treblinka

Logor smrti Treblinka

Sabirni logor Treblinka

Trại hủy diệt Treblinka


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