“And those guys what they found, what they escaped, they was shot and they was buried in the same grave what we was digging for ourselves.”
– Siggy Boraks
Five of our survivors offer examples of resistance. They are Jeannine Burk, Eva Galler, Siggy Boraks, Martin Wasserman, and Anne Levy.
Despite the paucity of weapons and outside support, Jews resisted the Nazi murderers and their collaborators in many ways. Jumping from a “death train,” for example, was an act of resistance. During the six years of unrelenting brutality and mass-murder, one of the greatest acts of resistance was not giving up.