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

This is the real tale of Fiszel Bialowitz, a teenaged Polish Jew who in 1943 escaped the Nazi fuel chambers on the Sobibór loss of life camp. He joined along with his brother and a small workforce of prisoners to hold out a bold and accurately deliberate rebellion that killed SS officials and allowed approximately half the camp’s 650 ultimate Jewish prisoners to escape via minefields and machine-gun fireplace into the encircling woodland. basically 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 formative years earlier than the warfare to his existence within the Izbica ghetto, his six months of internment and resistance at Sobibór, and his rescue by means 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.

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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

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