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The Resource Treblinka Survivor : The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling, Mark S. Smith, (electronic resource)

Treblinka Survivor : The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling, Mark S. Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
Treblinka Survivor : The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling
Title
Treblinka Survivor
Title remainder
The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling
Statement of responsibility
Mark S. Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a man who survived Treblinka, to be haunted by his memories for 50 years{u2014}and ultimately, to be killed by them More than 800,000 people entered Treblinka and fewer than 70 came out. Hershl Sperling was one of them. He escaped. Why then, 50 years later, did he jump to his death from a bridge in Scotland? The answer lies in a long-forgotten, published account of the Treblinka death camp, written by Hershl Sperling himself in the months after liberation, discovered in his briefcase after his suicide, and reproduced here for the first time. Including previously unpublished photographs, this book traces the life of a man who survived five concentration camps, and details what he had to do to achieve this. Hershl{u2019}s story, from his childhood in a small Polish town to the bridge in faraway Scotland, is testament to the lasting torment of those very few who survived the Nazis{u2019} most efficient and gruesome death factory. The author personally follows in his subject{u2019}s footsteps from Klobuck, to Treblinka, to Glasgow
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Smith, Mark S
Dewey number
  • 940.5318092
  • 940.5318092
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS134.42.S654
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sperling, Hershl
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Treblinka (Poland : Concentration camp)
Target audience
adult
Label
Treblinka Survivor : The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling, Mark S. Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MjQ2MjQyNA==
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unknown
Control code
frd00011286
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780752462424
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780752462424
  • (Sirsi) b1462906
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions
Label
Treblinka Survivor : The Life and Death of Hershl Sperling, Mark S. Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MjQ2MjQyNA==
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00011286
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780752462424
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780752462424
  • (Sirsi) b1462906
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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