Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Holocaust survivor- Thomas Blatt

Thomas Blat, born in 1927 in Izbica is one of many very interesting Holocaust survivors. He was one of the few people who actually escaped from Sobibor, A German Concentration Camp. He was a writer previous to the holocaust. After escaping, he we'nt on to writer the book From The Ashes of Sobibor. It was all about his experience at the camp. In this book he actually interviewed a guard from the camp where he was. He walso speaks about his escape during it. It talks about his betrayl by the farmer that was helping to hide him. During this he got shot in the jaw, and the bullet is still there. Thanks to his escape, Thomas Blatt is still alive living in California and in Poland.

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