Part I


  1. Dr. Einbinder's letter was given by him to a Gentile friend of the family who promised to forward it to his parents, who had been exiled by the Russians to Siberia. And indeed, at the end of the war, the young Pole, who was a captain in the Polish army, forwarded it to his father, and the latter sent it to his relative, Avraham Einbinder/Even-Dar residing in Tel Aviv. Additional biographic notes about him appear below.  <back>
  2. We received these pages from the Bund activist, Leizer Levin. Towards the end of July 1944, Levin visited Pinsk on his way from Russia to Poland. In a stone warehouse on Albrekhtowska Street, he found a pile of papers and documents which turned out to be part of the Archives of the City of Pinsk Office of Civil Administration dealing with Jews, and the Registers of the Judenrat. Included in these papers were hand-written pages of lists of all the Jews in the ghetto who had received work-permits, also type-written pages of all the employees of the Judenrat and the Polish police, and records of wages paid these employees in a certain month. The pages were signed by the Judenrat Administration.
    Half a year later, when Levin visited Lublin, Melekh Bakalchuk of Pinsk and Dr. Philip Friedman, who were founding the Jewish Historical Committee, asked him to let them see these pages, promising to return them; however, they were never returned. Levin retained several dozen pages; these have reached us and served as source material in this work.  <back>
  3. The evidence of Yehoshua Gurevich, a blacksmith from Pinsk, was recorded by Melekh Bakalchuk, who had himself been a partisan, and was at that time editor of the Jewish newspaper Aufgang in Linz, Austria. It was the journal of the Jewish refugees in Austria and appeared in Yiddish in Latin print, as no Yiddish type was available. The memoirs of Bakalchuk appeared in Buenos Aires in 1958, see source no. 19.  <back>
  4. See Source No. 1. The footnote numbers refer to the sources as listed at the end of this work.  <back>
  5. Herzl Turkan, according to the evidence, was twelve years old when the ghetto was destroyed. He learned about this from a Gentile peasant from the village of Fishnitze where he had been hidden by his parents who lost their life in Pinsk. He became a partisan and joined the Missiura Company. <back>
  6. The final concluding report ( Abschlußbericht ) of the Attorney for the Prosecution, Dr. Arzt, at the Center for Legal Services in Ludwigsburg near Stuttgart, who prepared the trial of the Nazi criminals involved in the extermination of the Jews of Pinsk.  <back>

Chapter 1
  1. Dr. Arzt  <back>
  2. Dolinko. “How the Communities of Pinsk and Karlin were destroyed” by Aryeh Dolinko (in Yiddish, manuscript). Introduction and translation into Hebrew by Zeev Livneh. Published by the Society of Former Residents of Pinsk and Karlin in Eretz-Israel, Tel Aviv, Sept. 1946 (mimeograph).  <back>
  3. Testimony by Chayah Sherman, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.26.4 & 9.30  <back>
  4. Testimony by Yehoshua Neidich, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.26.6  <back>
  5. Testimony by David Gleibman/Globe, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c. 9. 34  <back>
  6. Testimony by Yehoshua Gurevich, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.36 & Neidich above  <back>
  7. Testimonies by Dolinko & Gurevich  <back>
  8. Dolinko  <back>
  9. Globe  <back>
  10. Neidich  <back>
  11. Globe  <back>
  12. Sherman  <back>
  13. Dolinko  <back>
  14. Dolinko, Globe  <back>
  15. Gurevich  <back>
  16. Testimony by Shukhman, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.28  <back>
  17. Globe  <back>
  18. Letter from Dr. Einbinder, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.5, Gurevich & “20 Years Later,” Memoirs by Milya Ratnovsky-Cohen  <back>
  19. Dolinko  <back>
  20. Dolinko  <back>
  21. A Woman Facing the Gallows was published in 1971 by the Hebrew Library (Sifriat Hapoalim) in English translation. A Polish translation appeared in a 1993 version Getto i Gwiazdy (Czytelnik) – i. e.,
    Ghetto & Stars  <back>

Chapter 2
  1. Dolinko  <back>
  2. Dolinko, Gurevich  <back>
  3. Testimony by Tamar (Tema) Garbuz Kobrinchuk, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.38  <back>
  4. Dolinko  <back>
  5. Dolinko, Neidich  <back>
  6. Dolinko  <back>

Chapter 3
  1. Dr. Arzt  <back>

Chapter 4
  1. Dolinko, Neidich, Kobrinchuk, Gurevich  <back>
  2. Dr. Einbinder  <back>
  3. Gurevich  <back>
  4. Dolinko, Shukhman  <back>
  5. Gurevich  <back>
  6. Dolinko, Globe, Neidich, Dr. Einbinder  <back>
  7. Globe  <back>
  8. Dolinko  <back>
  9. Shukhman  <back>

Chapter 4 continued
  1. Dr. Arzt  <back>
  2. Dolinko, Neidich, Kobrinchuk, Gurevich  <back>

Chapter 5
  1. Dr. Einbunder  <back>
  2. Dolinko, Globe, Neidich, Kobrinchuk, Dr. Einbinder  <back>
  3. Lotz, Ratnovski Cohen  <back>
  4. Dolinko, Shukhman  <back>
  5. Lotz, Ratnovski Cohen  <back>
  6. Dolinko, Neidich, Kobrinchuk, List of Sources, # 25  <back>
  7. Kobrinchuk, Gurevich  <back>
  8. Neidich  <back>
  9. Manya Finkel Shenberg, Testimonies, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.31.1 & 31.2.  <back>
  10. Gurevich  <back>
  11. Neidich, Milya Ratnovski Cohen  <back>
  12. Neidich, Milya Ratnovski Cohen  <back>
  13. Globe  <back>
  14. Dolinko  <back>
  15. Dolinko  <back>
  16. Dolinko  <back>
  17. Globe  <back>

Chapter 6
  1. Dolinko  <back>
  2. Globe  <back>
  3. Neidich  <back>
  4. Dolinko, Gurevich  <back>

Chapter 7
  1. Globe  <back>
  2. Gurevich  <back>
  3. Dolinko  <back>
  4. Sherman, her testimony at Police Headquarters  <back>
  5. Sherman  <back>
  6. Sherman  <back>
  7. Gurevich  <back>
  8. Testimony by Avraham Perchik, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.32.1  <back>
  9. Testimony by Golda Sherman Galetski, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva,c.9.29  <back>
  10. Dolinko  <back>
  11. Neidich  <back>
  12. Gurevich  <back>
  13. Neidich  <back>
  14. Dolinko  <back>
  15. Perchik  <back>
  16. Sherman Galetski  <back>
  17. Dolinko  <back>
  18. Tsila Dolinko, “In the Small Ghetto”, testimony, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.27  <back>

Chapter 8
  1. Dolinko <back>
  2. Tsila Dolinko, “In the Small Ghetto”, testimony, Moreshet Archives, Givat Chaviva, c.9.27 <back>
  3. Dolinko  <back>
  4. Dolinko  <back>
  5. Gurevich  <back>
  6. Sherman Geletski  <back>
  7. Kalivach  <back>
  8. Dolinko  <back>
  9. Tsila Dolinko  <back>
  10. Dolinko  <back>
  11. Tsila Dolinko  <back>
  12. Globe  <back>
  13. Globe  <back>

Chapter 9
  1. Dr. Arzt  <back>

Chapter 10

Testimonies and the names of persons appear in the body of the text itself.

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