Book Review: Escape from Sobibor by Richard Rashke
5 Stars , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / October 28, 2014

About: Escape from Sobibor by Richard Rashke is a non-fiction book which details the biggest escape from a Nazi concentration camp in Poland during World War II.  The book was first published in 1982 and won acclaim world wide. 416 pages Publisher: University of Illinois Press Language: English ISBN-10: 0252064798   My rat­ing for Escape from Sobibor — 5 Buy this book from in paper or elec­tronic format* More Rec­om­mended World War II books on Man of la BookStore Thoughts: Escape from Sobibor by Richard Rashke is an exciting history book, told as a novel. The book is divided into three sections which introduce the people, tell about the escape from a top secret Nazi death camp, and the after war years. Mr. Rashke knows that the strength of any book, non-fiction or otherwise, is the personal stories which make up the big picture, and does a great job introducing us to them. The people which the author chose to focus on were non-military Jews and a Russian officer, some were pulled out of the lines for the gas chambers due to special skills and some just by pure luck. The author engages the reader from the start with personal pre-war stories. This is not…

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