history Sobibor

Extermination camp Sobibor

The following data about Sobibor are from the 6th print of the book ‘Vernietigingskamp Sobibor’ that was published in January 2008.
The athor, Jules Schelvis, made extensive research between 1983 until 1993 about the camp. The 6th print of the book contains the latest informaties about Sobibor. The University of Amsterdam has honoured Schelvis on January 8th, 2008, for his scientific work with an honourary doctorate.
In 1998 a German version of the book was issued, first at Metropol Verlag in Berlin, then 2003 at Reihe Antifaschistischer Texte in Hamburg/Münster. continues>>


Sobibor, the history of the camp grounds after the war
by Frank van der Elst

The Rampe in Sobibor; Photo: Sonja ter Laag

Former member of the board Frank van der Elst published for the Holocaust- and Genocidestudies an Master’s thesisv titled: ‘De naoorlogse geschiedenis van de vernietigingskampen Belzec, Sobibor en Treblinka; voetbalveld – trouwlocatie – monument’ (The afterwar history of the extermination camps Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka; soccerfield – wedding location – monument). In January 2007 he graduated at the University of Amsterdam. At this moment he is working on a book about the afterwar’s history of Sobibor. A resume of the book will be published on this website.

Should you have any questions about Sobibor after the war, please get in touch with us. For more information about the research in Sobibor after the was you can visit the website of the NIOD Instituut voor Oorlogs, Holocaust- en Genocidestudies.