Rafael Rajzner, an eye witness and participant in those tragic events. In the war, he lost his wife and two children. He went through a ghetto, prison and a few camps: Stutthof, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sachsenhausen, Mauthausen, Ebensee, Schlier. He was a member of the legendary “komando fałszerzy” (commando of counterfeiters), engaged in the production of forged documents and money for the Third Reich.
The book is a chronicle of life and holocaust of the Jews from Bialystok during the Second World War. In comparison with other post-war accounts on this subject matter, it is distinguishable in terms of richness of historical details and facts. It describes successively: the outbreak of the war, the course of the Soviet occupation, the history of the Bialystok ghetto until its liquidation in August 1943, life in the basement bunkers and on the Aryan side. It is also an important source of information about the fate of the Bialystok Jews, whose lives ended in the gas chambers of concentration camps located in occupied Poland and the Third Reich.
The book will be published in the series: „WSPOMNIENIA, RELACJE, DZIENNIKI” (Memoirs, Accounts, Diaries)