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Treblinka by Jean-François Steiner

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English


  • Treblinka (Poland , Concentration camp)

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Edition Notes

This translation originally published, New York: Simon & Schuster; (B67-10865) London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1967. Originally published, Paris: Fayard, 1966.

Statementby Jean-François Steiner ; preface by Simone de Beauvoir ; translated from the French by Helen Weaver.
ContributionsWeaver, Helen.
The Physical Object
Pagination446p., 8plates :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18458101M
ISBN 100552080780

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Samuel gives a first-hand account about his life during the Holocaust and as a Jewish prisoner of the Treblinka death camp. His story is one of survival against staggering odds. Aired: 02/08/   The end of Treblinka and Aktion Reinhardt: August–November Part II: Survivors, victims and perpetrators Interviews with Treblinka survivors Wartime reports about the death camp Transports and death toll Treblinka war crimes trials From Trawniki to Treblinka The real 'Ivan the Terrible' Treblinka was designed as a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War camp, constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July and October during which time approximately , men, women and children were murdered, including more than , Jews.. Before its liberation by the Allies, the retreating German army liquidated the camp and. Treblinka is a sad story of men, women and children whom suffered a terrible fate once they crossed the threshold of the concentration camp known as Treblinka. The book goes into a great deal of detail about the personalities of the people who were forced to go there, as well as their tormentors/5(33).