"Story of a Jew who Fled Treblinka in August 1943"
Extent and Medium
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired this collection in March 2010.
Scope and Content
Consists of one typed document, 6 pages, in Hebrew, regarding the escape of a man named "D.M." who escaped Treblinka on August 30, 1943. The document describes D.M.'s experiences hiding under a pile of garments and then fleeing the camp with two other boys, as well as his description of life in the extermination camp. The document was published by the secretariat of the Kibbutz Meuchad "Ha-Chalutz" committee and is dated October 4, 1943.
- Operation Reinhard, Poland, 1942-1943.
- Personal narratives.