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October
A group of survivors of the Sobibor death camp who took part in the revolt in Sobibor on October 14, 1943

October 14, 1943

A group of survivors of the Sobibor death camp who took part in the revolt in Sobibor on October 14, 1943

The Sobibor death camp was established in March 1942 as part of Aktion Reinhard and shut down at the end of 1943 after a prisoners’ uprising. About 250,000 Jews were killed at Sobibor. About 50 of the 300 prisoners that escaped Sobibor during the uprising survived the war. More about Sobibor.

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