After his escape during the uprising of 2 August , Wiernik wrote a clandestine account of the camp's operation, A Year in Treblinka , consisting of his eyewitness testimony of a Sonderkommando slave worker at a Nazi death camp responsible for the murder of between , and , people. After the Soviet takeover , Wiernik emigrated from Poland, first to Sweden, and later to Israel, where he died in at the age of He had first lived in Kobrin, Poland but he and his father, both master cabinetmakers, did not wish to be in competition with family members Natan Wiernik who were also master cabinetmakers, thus they moved to Biala Podlaska. Jankiel Wiernik was a member of the "Bund" movement from In late the German Nazis created the Warsaw Ghetto and Wiernik was forced to relocate there along with all Polish Jews in the capital. He was transported to Treblinka on 23 August , during the murderous Grossaktion Warsaw.
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Thank you for your understanding. Back to Results New Search. Variant Title Year in Treblinka. Format Book. Locale Poland. Language Polish English. About This Publication. Physical Description 88 p. ISBN X. Notes Reprint of Rok w Treblince and its English translation as first published in Keywords and Subjects.
Subjects Holocaust, Jewish --Poland--Personal narratives. Wiernik, Jankiel. Treblinka Concentration camp. Librarian View Give Feedback. Further Your Research.
Rok w Treblince / A Year in Treblinka (Polish and English Edition)
ISBN 13: 9788389474001