Death Camp Treblinka
Death Camp Treblinka Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 8:00 PM
The extermination camp of Treblinka was created by the Nazis to eliminate the huge captive Jewish population in occupied Poland and beyond. In a frenzy of mass murder lasting less than two years as many as 900,000 Jewish men, women and children, including the inhabitants of the Warsaw ghetto, were murdered in this tiny camp hidden deep in the woods. No one liberated Treblinka - to be a survivor you had to fight your way out. In August 1943 a few hundred slave laborers did so, and today only two witnesses remain: Samuel Willenberg and Kalman Taigman.
- KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 -- 2:00 AM