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The Bunker

Author(s): Chaim Icel Goldstein
Subject(s): History, Political history, Social history, Recent History (1900 till today), Special Historiographies:, Fascism, Nazism and WW II, History of the Holocaust
Published by: Ośrodek KARTA
Keywords: Jews; Jew; ghetto; Holocaust; Nazist; Nazism; ruins of Warsaw; Warsaw Uprising
Summary/Abstract: The story of seven Jews and a catholic priest who spent almost 5 months hidden in the basement in the ruins of Warsaw – city completely destroyed after Warsaw Uprising in 1944. Those “Robinson Crusoes of Warsaw” survived times of the terrific threat: human voices heard from the sewage system, first snow that shut off the ways to reach the food. They had to fight their own nature in extreme conditions and ceaseless danger. Due to their determination and sensitivity they managed to survive. After the liberation of Warsaw on January 17th 1945 they came out from their hideaway.

  • Page Count: 223
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: Polish