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A YEAR IN TREBLINKA: AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED TELLS THE DAY-TO-DAY FACTS OF ONE YEAR OF HIS TORTUROUS EXPERIENCE.

xt) Wiernik, Jankiel.

Published by New York: American Representation of the General Jewish Workers' Union of Poland, 1944
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First English edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo, 46 pages, illustrations, 22 cm. Jacob Marcus' personal copy with his ownership signature. Translation of: Rok W Treblince. Jankiel (Yankel or Yaakov) Wiernik (1889-1972) was a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who was an influential figure in the Treblinka extermination camp uprising. After his escape during the uprising of 2 August 1943, Wiernik wrote a clandestine account of the camp's operation titled A Year in Treblinka consisting of his experiences and eyewitness testimony of a Sonderkommando slave worker at a Nazi secretive death camp responsible for the annihilation of anywhere from 700,000 to 900,000 innocent victims. Following World War II Wiernik testified in the Ludwig Fischer's trial in 1947, [and] the Eichmann Trial in 1961 .Wiernik published Rok w Treblince (A Year in Treblinka) in 1944 as a clandestine booklet printed through the efforts of Jewish National Committee (Zydowski Komitet Narodowy, ZKN), Bund (underground organisations of the remnants of Polish Jews) and Polish Council to Aid Jews Zegota by means of an underground printer organized by Ferdynand Arczynski. The circulation was estimated by Wladyslaw Bartoszewski as 2,000 copies. It was sent through Polish underground channels to London, translated into English and Yiddish and printed in USA by American Representation of the General Jewish Workers Union of Poland" (Wikipedia, 2016). Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. Treblinka (Concentration camp) . OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide. Withdrawn stamp on cover. Very Good Condition. (H-17-1A). Bookseller Inventory # 36534

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Title: A YEAR IN TREBLINKA: AN INMATE WHO ESCAPED ...

Publisher: New York: American Representation of the General Jewish Workers' Union of Poland

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

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