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Prisoner 88 : the man in stripes

Prisoner 88 : the man in stripes

Author: Roy D Tanenbaum; Sigmund Sobolewski; Oscar H Lipscomb
Publisher: Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Memoirs of Sobolewski, as told to Tanenbaum. Sobolewski, a Pole born in Nisko in 1923, spent four and a half years in Auschwitz from its very beginning - hence the title and his identity as "prisoner 88." As a Pole, he was relatively privileged, but saw how most Jews were either killed immediately or subjected to far more tormenting and lethal treatment than others. 20 years after the war he had an experience that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Jewish
Récits personnels
Récits personnels juifs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tanenbaum, Roy D., 1942-
Prisoner 88.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1998
Named Person: Sigmund Sobolewski; Sigmund Sobolewski; Sigmund Sobolewski; Sigmund Sobolewski
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy D Tanenbaum; Sigmund Sobolewski; Oscar H Lipscomb
ISBN: 1895176743 9781895176742
OCLC Number: 39912774
Description: xv, 347 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I. 1992 --
1. Enter the subject, Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, 1992 --
Push, 1945-1966 --
2. Jurek, Germany, 19 April 1945 --
3. Tatuś, Germany, May 1945 --
4. Irka, Germany, May 1945 --
5. Ginsbourg, Brussels, Belgium, June 1945 --
6. Iris, London, 1949 --
pt. II. 1967 --
8. Zygmunt, Toronto, Ontario, 10 January 1967 --
9. Mamusia and Tatuś, Toronto, Ontario, July 1967 --
pt. III. Pull, 1968-1992 --
10. Achtundachtzig, Toronto, Ontario, 1968 --
11. Simon, Orillia, Ontario, 1974 --
12. Vladimir, Fort Macleod, Alberta, 1984 --
13. Ramona, Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, 1986 --
14. Sigmund S., Fort Assiniboine, Tavern, 1990 --
15. Emilio, Edmonton, Alberta, November 1990 --
16. Ramona, Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, 1991 --
17. Simon, Emilio, Vladimir, Poland, 1992 --
pt. IV. 1992-1995 --
18. Enter the reporter, Fort Assiniboine, June 1992.
Responsibility: by Roy D. Tanenbaum, as told to him by Sigmund Sobolewski ; forewod by Oscar H. Lipscomb.


What happens to a man who spends his 'university years' in Auschwitz? This book presents the story of tragedies: the tragedy of a Roman Catholic imprisoned in Auschwitz; and, the tragedy of a man who  Read more...


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