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The diary of Aaron Wilf : the blood soaked saga of Skole

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The diary of Aaron Wilf : the blood soaked saga of Skole
Call No: 947.708 W67d

Call Number947.708 W67d
Dates[1994]; ©1994
Statement of ResponsibilityAaron Wilf ; translated by Raphael Posner.
Creators & ContributorsṾilf, Aharon (author)
Posner, Raphael (translator)
Ṿilf, Aharon (subject)
Summary"In this diary, Aaron Wilf fulfills the vow he made to the Jews of his town, Skole, before he went into hiding from the Nazi and Ukrainian murders in 1942. He vowed: 'If I survive, I will tell of [the Jews'] suffering until they were exterminated in the most cruel ways,' and, he continues, 'I want to tell the whole world the whole truth (with, however, some exceptions) about our Ukrainian neighbors who were ten times crueler than the German executioners.' Aaron left Skole with its persecuted Jews and went into hiding at a Ukrainian friend's house in October 1942... The diary itself was begun on November 1st, 1942, when he arrived at the house of Mykhailo Svystun in the village of Korostów, situated 15km from Skole." —Editor's Introduction (pages 7–9)
ContentsDear Reader...
Editor's Introduction
  • Aaron Wilf—A Biographical Sketch
  • Mykhailo Svystun—A Righteous Centile
  • The Characters in the Diary
  • My Vow—An Introduction
  • Skole 1939–1942
  • The Diary
  • The Survivors—A List
  • A Letter from Vivo
  • A Map of the Area
  • Scenes from Skole—Paintings
  • Skole and its Jews Before the War—Photographs
Physical Description 154 pages, 29 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Hebrew by Raphael Posner.
Publisher[Place of publication not identified] : [The Families of Rose Englander, Moshe Wilf, Meir Wilf and Dov Lieblein]
NotesTranslation of: Megilat ha-damim shel Yehude Skoleh
RecognitionGifted by the Englander, Lieblein and Wilf families in memory of the martyrs of Skole and the vicinity