By Philip "Fiszel" Bialowitz,Joseph Bialowitz,Wladyslaw Bartoszewski

ISBN-10: 0299248003

ISBN-13: 9780299248000

ISBN-10: 0299248046

ISBN-13: 9780299248048

This is the real tale of Fiszel Bialowitz, a teenaged Polish Jew who in 1943 escaped the Nazi gasoline chambers on the Sobibór demise camp. He joined along with his brother and a small staff of prisoners to hold out a bold and accurately deliberate rebellion that killed SS officials and allowed approximately half the camp’s 650 last Jewish prisoners to escape via minefields and machine-gun fireplace into the encircling wooded area. in basic terms approximately forty-two of them, together with Fiszel, are identified to have survived to the top of the war.

    Philip (Fiszel) Bialowitz, now an American citizen, relates his eyewitness tale in “realtime” viewpoint, from his early life prior to the battle to his existence within the Izbica ghetto, his six months of internment and resistance at Sobibór, and his rescue by way of brave Polish farmers. He additionally recounts the demanding situations of existence following the conflict as a displaced teen and his eventual efforts as a witness to the reality of the Holocaust.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland PDF

Similar general european biographies books

New PDF release: A Russian Advocate of Peace: Vasilii Malinovskii

Vasilii Fedorovich Malinovskii (1765-1814) is a reputation which has hitherto lacked actual resonance within the background of Russian tradition. Tt is naturally a reputation identified to all scholars of Alexander Pushkin's biography, for Malinovskii was once the 1st Director of the recent Tsarskoe Selo Lyceum, if, unfortunately, for under the 1st 3 of the younger poet's years on the university.

Read e-book online 'Orientalist Jones': Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and PDF

Sir William Jones (1746-94) was once the most important Orientalist of his iteration and one of many maximum highbrow navigators of all time. He re-drew the map of ecu notion. 'Orientalist' Jones was once a rare guy and an intensely vibrant determine. on the age of twenty-six, Jones used to be elected to Dr Johnson's Literary membership, on phrases of intimacy with the metropolitan luminaries of the day.

Download e-book for kindle: Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier and Lover 1911-1929 by Vivien Whelpton

The tale of Richard Aldington, extraordinary Imagist poet and writer of the simplest promoting struggle novel, loss of life of a Hero (1929), occurs opposed to the backdrop of a few of the main turbulent and artistic years of the 20th century. Vivien Whelpton presents a remarkably precise and delicate portrayal of the author from early formative years.

The Medici: Rise of a Parvenu Dynasty, 1360-1537 - download pdf or read online

Within the prosperous yet militarily vulnerable urban of 15th and sixteenth-century Florence, an bold relations of financiers from a modest provincial nation history rose via shrewdness and wealth to final command of the kingdom. finally, the home of Medici may lend its Tuscan mercantile bloodline to the royal dynasties of France, Spain, Austria and England.

Extra resources for A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Philip "Fiszel" Bialowitz,Joseph Bialowitz,Wladyslaw Bartoszewski

by John

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 6 votes