Author’s Note: My first book: Long Way Home: A World War II Novel has made me an interested researcher about the Great War. From time to time, I stumble across information about this global event which I will share on this blog.
In October 1943 the prisoners of Sobibor death camp in Poland planned and carried out a revolt against their Nazi captors. It was the most successful escape from a concentration camp.
The Times of Israel. “70 years after revolt, Sobibor Secrets are Yet to be Unearthed.” http://www.timesofisrael.com/70-years-after-revolt-sobibor-secrets-are-yet-to-be-unearthed/
Blatt, Thomas Toivi. From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1997.
Caplan, Richelle Budd. “Escape under Fire: The Sobibor Uprising.” 2004. Yad Vashem On-line Magazine. Yad Vashem The Holocaust
Piccirillo, Ryan. “The Sobibor Revolt: ‘Death to the Fascists’. http://www.studentpulse.com/articles/285/the-sobibor-revolt-death-to-the-fascists