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Escape from Sobibor

Richard Rashke

Escape from Sobibor

by Richard Rashke

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sobibor (Concentration Camp).

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Rashke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.P7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,389p.,(12)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17167182M
    ISBN 100718122690

    Escape from Sobibor Quotes Showing of 5 “That’s the reason it’s so important to keep the memory alive, so that people know about it. Another ten Cited by: 9. About the Book. It was the scene of the biggest prison escape of World War II, yet hardly anyone has heard of Sobibor, one of three Nazi death camps in eastern Poland, where six hundred Jews revolted against their guards and broke through the by: 9.

    Sobibor (/ s oʊ ˈ b iː b ɔːr /) was a Nazi German extermination camp built and operated by the SS as part of Operation was located in the forest next to the railway station of Sobibór within the semi-colonial territory of the General Government in occupied Poland.. Unlike many other Nazi concentration camps, Sobibor existed for the sole purpose of exterminating by: Richard Thomalla (camp), Erwin Lambert . Sobibor traces the life of Berek (later Bernard) Schlesinger from his Polish shtetl childhood to his life during the Holocaust hiding in the woods, finding refuge with non-Jews, confinement in Sobibor, escape during the uprising, working with partisans' documents.

    Richard L. Rashke (born ) is an American journalist, teacher and author, who has written non-fiction books, as well as plays and screenplays. He is especially known for his history, Escape from Sobibor, first published in , an account of the mass escape in October of hundreds of Jewish prisoners from the extermination camp at Sobibor in German-occupied . Thomas "Toivi" Blatt (born Tomasz Blatt; Ap – Octo ) was a Jewish-American Holocaust survivor, writer of mémoires, and public speaker, who at the age of 16 escaped from the Sobibór extermination camp during the uprising staged by the Jewish prisoners in October The escape was attempted by about inmates, many of whom were Known for: Survivor of the Sobibór .


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Importantly, it tells the truth about Sobibor, about the victims and what can be learned. Buy this book!/5(). This book goes far far beyond what was portrayed in the film 'Escape from Sobibor'. It tells of the characteristics of the escapers, what happened during and after the escape and how the people are now.

Importantly, it tells the truth about Sobibor, about the victims and what can be learned. Buy this book!/5(). Poignant in its honesty and grim in its details, Escape from Sobibor offers stunning proof of resistance--in this case successful--by victims of the Holocaust.

The smallest of the extermination camps operated by Nazi Germany during World War II, Sobibor was where now-retired auto worker John Demjanjuk has been accused of working as a prison guard/5.

The author takes you through all the events from survivors in Sobibor. It's an emotional, can't put book. You wonder how one wicked man; Hitler, ordered to have a people n religion almost taken away from the rest of the world.

Relive their horrible day by day of uncertain by: 9. This book is not only about the Nazi death camp, Sobibor, where more thanJews were murdered, but also about the brave few who fought back and escaped. The stories of those who survived are harrowing to put it mildly. Everyone should read this and know what happened to so many innocent people simply because they were Jewish/5(18).

Escape from Sobibor Paperback – April 1, Escape from Sobibor book Richard Rashke (Author)/5(). Learn About The Sobibor Concentration Camp And The People Who Escaped In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!.

Escape from Sobibor builds the personality and heart of the story it contains by firstly focussing on the personality and story of Shlomo, a Jewish boy sent to the camp who survives as a Goldsmith for the Nazis. In this fully updated edition of the book, Escape from Sobibor, Richard Rashke tells their stories, based on interviews with eighteen of the survivors living in the United States, Israel, Poland, and Brazil.

He not only vividly describes the biggest prisoner escape of World War II, he also delves deep into the hearts and souls of those survivors. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war.

In this edition of Escape from Sobibor, fully updated inRichard Rashke tells their stories, based on 4/5(7). Book Overview A story suppressed by the Nazis, the largest prisoner escape of World War II is here reconstructed from the diaries, notes, and memories of the six hundred Jews who revolted, three hundred of whom escaped the death camp SobiborCited by: 9.

This is a list of survivors of the Sobibor extermination list is divided into two groups: the first comprises the 58 known survivors of those selected to perform forced labour for the camp's daily operation; the second comprises those deported to Sobibor but selected there for forced labor in other camps.

Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war. In this edition of Escape from Sobibor, fully updated inRichard Rashke tells their stories, based on /5(23).

Ezcape from Sobibor book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On Octoover Jews carried out a daring escape /5. Escape from Sobibor by Rashke, Richard L.

Publication date Topics Sobibor (Concentration camp), Holocaust, Jewish () Publisher Boston: Houghton Mifflin Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by res on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: It was the scene of the biggest prison escape of World War II, yet hardly anyone has heard of Sobibor, one of three Nazi death camps in eastern Poland, where six hundred Jews revolted against their guards and broke through the walls.

Three hundred of them made it to the woods of Sobibor, the forest of the owls. Because the Nazis destroyed all the physical evidence and all 4/5(7). Sobibor also was the scene of the war's biggest prisoner escape. Richard Rashke's interviews with eighteen of those who survived provide the foundation for this volume.

He also draws on books, articles, and diaries to make vivid the camp, the uprising, and the : $ Abstract: It was the scene of the biggest prison escape of World War II, yet hardly anyone has heard of Sobibor, one of three Nazi death camps in eastern Poland, where six hundred Jews revolted against their guards and broke through the walls.

Three hundred of them made it to the woods of Sobibor, the forest of the owls. Sobibor also was the scene of the war's biggest prisoner escape. Richard Rashke's interviews with eighteen of those who survived provide the foundation for this volume. He also draws on books, articles, and diaries to make vivid the camp, the uprising, and the escape.4/5(7).

Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war. In this edition of Escape from Sobibor, fully updated inRichard Rashke tells their stories, based on his interviews with eighteen of the survivors.

It vividly describes the biggest prisoner escape of World War II. A story of unimaginable cruelty/5(). Poignant in its honesty and grim in its details, Escape from Sobibor offers stunning proof of resistance--in this case successful--by victims of the Holocaust.

The smallest of the extermination camps operated by Nazi Germany during World War II, Sobibor was where now-retired auto worker John Demjanjuk has been accused of working as a prison guard. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war. In this edition of Escape from Sobibor, fully updated inRichard Rashke tells their stories, based on his interviews with 18 of the survivors.

It vividly describes the biggest prisoner escape of World War II. A story of unimaginable cruelty. Alan Arkin and Rutger Hauer star in this award winning movie about the successful mass escape of prisoners from the Sobibor Nazi death camp.

Fine acting and production values make this film a worthwhile viewing experience. Directed by Jack Gold. With Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker. German death camp in Sobibor, Poland, killed two hundred fifty thousand Jews.

It had the most successful prisoner escape in World War II on Octo /10(8K).