In all honesty the title of this blog is likely to be incorrect, but it is an intriguing title nonetheless.Ben Ali Libi was the stage name of the Dutch Jewish magician Michel Velleman Michel Velleman (5 January 1895 – 2 July 1943). 852 more words
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I was actually doing research on a Sobibor victim called Ben Ali Libi which was the stage name of Michel Velleman , a Dutch Jewis magician who died in Sobibot on July 2nd 1943, But although there is a lot of mention of Ben Ali Libi there is actually little information. 1,696 more words
'We would not make it easy for the Germans': In 1943, Thomas Blatt survived a daring death camp revolt
Thomas Toivi Blatt was certain he would die on the evening of Oct. 14, 1943.
He was 16 years old, orphaned, Jewish, a prisoner of the Nazis at one of their brutal death camps, Sobibor. 1,524 more words