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Treblinka survivor : the life and death of Hershl Sperling

Author: Mark S Smith
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
More than 800,000 people entered Treblinka, and fewer than seventy came out. Hershl Sperling was one of them. He escaped. Why then, fifty years later, did he jump to his death from a bridge in Scotland? The answer lies in a long-forgotten, published account of the Treblinka death camp, written by Hershl Sperling himself in the months after liberation and discovered in his briefcase after his suicide. It is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Hershl Sperling
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Smith
ISBN: 9780752456188 0752456180
OCLC Number: 528397856
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The bridge --
The book --
Poland --
Klobuck --
Czestochowa --
The plan unfolds --
To the gates of hell --
Ghosts of Treblinka --
Treblinka in history --
The selection --
Between life and death --
The spite --
Conspiracy --
Uprising and escape --
The forest --
Auschwitz --
Germany --
Restless and hopeful --
Memory --
The search for life --
Shock treatment --
The final struggle --
The end --
The hope --
Piecing together a life --
Hershl's testimony.
Responsibility: Mark S. Smith.


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