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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We had to keep the younger men in check, because they were eager for action and wanted to get things going even though we were not yet properly prepared. The corpses toppled right into the ditch. A highly recommended wiernki and not too long.

We built a narrow-gauge track and drove the corpses to the ditches on the rolling platform.

Year in Treblinka / Rok w Treblince

Long after part of the pyre had turned to ashes, the uplifted arm was still there, calling to the heavens above for retributive justice.

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.

But I must live on to tell the world about all this barbarism. Fortunately for me, when the Hauptmann left, the Unterscharfuhrer relieved me from this work.


roj Template Unknown author PD Polish. Behind the bench, Germans and Ukrainians were lined up and they shot the victims in the neck. When I gave him a questioning look, he stopped beating me for a moment and said, “If you weren’t the carpenter around here, you would be killed.

And so, I had to forego the water.

A fire grate made of railroad tracks was placed on concrete foundations to meters in length. Indiana University Roj, p. We were faced with what was termed “eviction,” meaning eviction into the great beyond under untold tortures.

Rok w Treblince = A year in Treblinka (Book, ) []

But their work was not considered satisfactory, and so they were finished off a few days later. The Railway to Treblinka. His feeling of guilt can be seen in chapter one of A Year in Treblinka. Treblice face looked kind and did not show the depraved soul behind it. Joint Declaration by Jahkiel of the United Nations.

Our terror was intensified by the entry of German “squad leaders” Schaar-fuehrer and of Ukrainian “militiaman” Wachmaenner who yelled loudly and threateningly: Dec 05, les champion rated it it was amazing. If they failed to do so, the Ukrainians killed them. The gangsters are standing near the woernik, shaking with satanic laughter. Four fingers were clenched into a tight fist, except for the index finger, which had stiffened and pointed rigidly skyward as if calling God’s judgment down upon the hangmen.


Some of them had had limbs torn from their bodies.

Your request to send this item has been completed. She was saying something to us, but we could not understand what she was saying and could not help her. Once, while doing some bricklaying, I noticed teblince man I had known in Warsaw. However, we controlled ourselves and waited patiently for deliverance. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. I never learned for what purpose the hair was used.

He was transported to Treblinka on 23 Augustduring the murderous Grossaktion Warsaw.

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The processions of nude children, men and old people passed that spot in a silent caravan of death. The Scharfuhrer continued to beat us with whips and rifle butts at every step as we were being lined up. This happened quite frequently. There was no more jealousy.