Stawki From Warsaw
- From Warsaw
- German operations
- atmosphere, deportation
Appearance: 'A huge square behind the buildings of the hospital, enclosed by a tall wall at the top of which there were wire entanglements.' 'All laws of God, human instincts, all dictates and commandments inculcated into us from time immemorial fell in ruins on the Umschlagplatz;' 'For the first time I came to understand that the Umschlagplatz meant only death;' the second stay on the Umschlagplatz - 20 January 1943 - the author leaves with her daughter for Treblinka, she jumped out of the train with her child.
Cyprys, Ruth Altbeker. A Jump for Life: A Survivor's Journal from Nazi-Occupied Poland, ed., Elaine Potter, London: Constable, 1997