Born: 1913, Germany
Describes gassing operations at Treblinka [Interview: 1990]
Abraham Bomba was imprisoned at the Treblinka, the killing center overseen by commandant Franz Stangl. Abraham was raised in Czestochowa, Poland, and became a barber. He and his family were deported to the Treblinka extermination camp from the Czestochowa ghetto in 1942. At Treblinka, Abraham was selected for forced labor. He was forced to cut women's hair before they were gassed, and he sorted clothing from arriving transports. Abraham escaped from the camp in 1943 and made his way back to Czestochowa. He worked in a labor camp from June 1943 until liberation by Soviet troops in 1945.
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