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TREBLINKA DEATH CAMP

TREBLINKA: Extermination camp in Poland where a total of 870,000 Jews were killed. About 700 prisoners were always kept alive as slave laborers, but within 3 months they too were gassed. In August 1943, 750 prisoners tried to escape in an uprising. Seventy survived The camp was then demolished by the Germans and turned into a farm

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Commander of Treblinka, Franz Stangl, (right) and his deputy
commander, Kurt Franz talking outside a barrack in Treblinka.

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Jews being deported to Treblinka from Siedlce Station, on
August 22 1942.  The photo was taken secretly by Austrian
soldier, Hubert Pfoch.

 

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