Dawid Sierakowiak’s Diary

And here, for heaven’s sake, we are running out of everything, most of all of health.

Wide sierakowiak 14 lipca 1941

Germans took Vitebsk. Their march is very slow, however they keep on advancing. I am beginning to have winter moods again when I remember that war protracts again. And here, for heaven’s sake, we are running out of everything, most of all of health. I have got this feeling that another winter in the ghetto can be too much for me.

14th of July, 1941, Łódź.

Dawid Sierakowiak, prisoner of the Łódź ghetto where he perished from hunger on 8th of August, 1943.

Dawid Sierakowiak, Dziennik, ed. II, Żydowski Instytut Historyczny, Warsaw 2016, p. 170–171.

The book is available in the Bookstore on Tłomackie or on Sforim.pl.

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