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  1. Esther Bas-Melcer, a Holocaust survivor from Warsaw, seems to have written this testimony in 1945, shortly after the Russians liberated Warsaw, and she took it with her when she moved to Canada after the war. The booklet is a translation of a translation: the original was in Polish, and it was translated into Yiddish and published in 1950, then that edition was translated into English and republished in 1986. I do have to say that the editing was sloppy; there are a lot of typographical errors a [...]

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