|Catalog No.||12||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Max Fuks: postwar testimony about Bialystok||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||09446R"M||Similar Items|
|File name||Fuks Max - testimony||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
|From Date||01/01/1941||Similar Items|
|To Date||31/12/1944||Similar Items|
|Author||Fux Max||Similar Items|
|Date of event||31/05/1945||Similar Items|
|databank||Collections Section||Similar Items|
Testimony in German of Max Fuks, May 31, 1945.
In the testimony: the conquest of Bialystok by the Germans; torching of a synagogue in which 3,000 Jews had been confined; the murder of 5,000 Jews four weeks after the synagogue torching; edicts; activities of the Judenrat; forced labor; hunger and erecting the ghetto in the winter of 1941/42; the Jews of the vicinity put in the ghetto; an Aktion (roundup) and deportation to the Treblinka camp; organizing an underground in the ghetto after that Aktion; two groups leaving the ghetto for the forests; an Aktion in August 1943 and uprising in the ghetto; escape to the forest after the uprising and joining a Soviet partisan unit; liberation by the Soviet Red Army.