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Escape from Sobibor

Author: Richard L Rashke
Publisher: New York : Delphinium Books, 2013. ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and Updated editionView all editions and formats
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On October 14, 1943, six hundred jews imprisoned in Sobibor, a secret Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, revolted. They killed a dozen SS officers and guards, trampled the barbed wire fences, and raced across an open field filled with anti=tank mines. Against all odds, more that three hundred made it safely into the woods. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Rashke
ISBN: 9781480458512 1480458511
OCLC Number: 922835508
Description: xiv, 552 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Sobibor, Poland --
The prisoners --
The escape --
The forest --
The remnant: a personal epilogue --
Image gallery --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Richard Rashke.

Abstract:

On October 14, 1943, six hundred jews imprisoned in Sobibor, a secret Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, revolted. They killed a dozen SS officers and guards, trampled the barbed wire fences, and raced across an open field filled with anti=tank mines. Against all odds, more that three hundred made it safely into the woods. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war.

In this fully updated edition of Escape from Sobibor, Richard Rashke tells their stories, based on hid interviews with eighteen of the survivors --

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"A sensitive, thoughtful, and well-researched account of the `biggest prisoner escape of World War II.'" -Samuel Gold, Jewish Chicago "A journalistic account in the tradition of Truman Capote's In Read more...

 
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