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Софи Пинкас за холокоста, войната, мира и медицината
Sophie Pinkas аbout The Holocaust, War, Peace аnd Medicine

Author(s): Lyubomila Solenkova
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, General Reference Works, Political history, Social history, Recent History (1900 till today), Special Historiographies:, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Present Times (2010 - today), History of the Holocaust, Source Material
Published by: Институт за исторически изследвания - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: Bulgarian Jews; deportation; the rescue; Holocaust; Treblinka camp;

Summary/Abstract: In 2018 it is 75 years since the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews. On this occasion, I bring to the attention of the readers of Istoricheski Pregled a story about the life and activity of a person who experienced the threat to be sent to the Treblinka camp; who fought for her freedom and chose Bulgaria for her homeland – Sophie Leon Pinkas, born on 1 September 1923 in Vidin. In Bulgaria she graduated from school and then completed her higher education and became a specialist in pediatrics, defended her doctoral dissertation and habilitated.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 137-162
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: Bulgarian