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Philip "Fiszel" Bialowitz,Joseph Bialowitz,Wladyslaw's A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and PDF

By Philip "Fiszel" Bialowitz,Joseph Bialowitz,Wladyslaw Bartoszewski

This is the real tale of Fiszel Bialowitz, a teenaged Polish Jew who in 1943 escaped the Nazi gasoline chambers on the Sobibór demise camp. He joined together with his brother and a small team of prisoners to hold out a bold and accurately deliberate insurrection that killed SS officials and allowed approximately 1/2 the camp’s 650 closing Jewish prisoners to escape via minefields and machine-gun fireplace into the encompassing woodland. purely approximately forty-two of them, together with Fiszel, are recognized to have survived to the tip of the war.

    Philip (Fiszel) Bialowitz, now an American citizen, relates his eyewitness tale in “realtime” point of view, from his formative years ahead of the warfare to his existence within the Izbica ghetto, his six months of internment and resistance at Sobibór, and his rescue through brave Polish farmers. He additionally recounts the demanding situations of lifestyles following the warfare as a displaced teen and his eventual efforts as a witness to the reality of the Holocaust.

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