Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Luba Elbaum - January 20, 1982

Resistance in the Ghetto

Was there any kind of resistance going on at this time?

At this time no, because we have no, no more crap to do nothing. This time was just '41, start the war '41. And all over what we hear is ghettos and Krematorium, that's all what we hear. And look at the Krematorium, they bring already--the Polish people bring already something like here to put in--like I mean here they're buying like--they put in something on the grass. They said it's already ashes from the Jews. They bring already ashes from, from Treblinka.


That's what the Polish talked, I mean when I talk Polish and I said. They even said to me to go to stay with them because they're going to kill all the Jews. But I was saying, "If they're going to kill my sisters and brothers I don't want to stay here. They're going to kill me, they're going to kill me. We're all going to be killed, gonna kill me." And then after New Years--and then in '41, when the--it was New Years. And after New Years there was no more work like in the farm and we don't, we don't know this. And one day after New Years in January '41, we sa...we were sitting in the houses--I was working--we were working still.

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