Jankiel Wiernik was a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who was an influential figure in the Treblinka extermination camp uprising of August Following his . File:Jankiel Wiernik Rok w Treblince jpg Polski: Pierwsza strona relacji Jankiela Wiernika “Rok w Treblince” wydanej w Jankiel (or Yankel)-Yaakov Wiernik (in Hebrew: יעקב ויירניק; born , Biala Jankiel Wiernik Rok w Treblince jpg × ; KB.

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They were followed by several wagons carrying all their possessions: The first to be called were specialists in the building trades; 1 reported as a master construction worker. That arm remained pointed upward for a long, long time. You are overwhelmed by horror and pain, but you stand there just the same without saying anything. On his arrival at Treblinka aboard the Holocaust train from Warsaw, Wiernik was selected to work rather than be immediately killed.

The Ukrainians noticed this and started to pursue her.

Year in Treblinka / Rok w Treblince

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Suddenly we heard yells jankiell heavy rifle fire. He wore red pants like those of a Circassian, a tight-fitting jacket and wooden cartridges on both sides of his chest. Seven men joined in rom plot to dig a tunnel through which to escape. Whenever they passed a station, the poor wretches would poke their heads out of the train windows and casually ask how much longer it was to Treblinka. They thought they had entered an enchanted castle.


We, the living, felt renewed grief, even more intensively than before. They were terrified and afraid to talk to us, for Camp No. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. We got busy with our preparations, checking whether everything wirrnik in readiness and whether each of our men knew the part he had to play.

Rok w Treblince = A year in Treblinka

T he Lagertilteste [spokesman] of Camp No. They also had to endure severe tortures before entering the gas chambers.

They looked as if they were begging to die and they were killed like all the others. Once this would be finished, the few of us who were the sole witnesses to the appalling crimes which had been committed would also be killed. When our tormentors had satisfied their thirst for blood, we were divided into groups.

If you stood close enough, you could well imagine hearing moans from the lips of the sleeping bodies, children sitting up and crying for their mothers.

The air in the cars was becoming stiflingly hot and oppressive, and stark and hopeless despair descended on us like a pall. Those who became ill needed neither medication nor a bed. However, the decision did not rest with me: Then a German, who subsequently became the “Hauptsturmfuehrer,” entered our car and picked out ten men to bring water for us all.


The function of this building was a secret.

Wierni, happened to be working in the woods in between the two camps, dressing lumber. Magdalena Ostrowska-konopka rated it it was amazing May 04, Rishon LezionIsrael. He later wrote in his book: That is what I am living for.

A Year In Treblinka by Jankiel Wiernik

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It had been decided that whoever had crossed the threshold of this inferno had to die. There were railroad cars, empty railroad cars, waiting to receive us. We in Camp No.

Cheryl rated it it was amazing Oct 25, It contained a barrack for the workers, 30 x 10 meters, a laundry, a small laboratory, quarters for 17 women, a guard station and a well.