Selma Engel-Wijnberg in 2010
Saartje (Selme) Wijnberg
15 May 1922
|Died||4 December 2018 (aged 96)|
Branford, Connecticut, U.S.
(m. 1945; his death 2003)
|Awards||Knight of the Order of Oranje-Nassau|
Selma Engel-Wijnberg (born Saartje (Selme) Wijnberg; 15 May 1922 – 4 December 2018) was a Dutch Jewish Holocaust survivor. She successfully escaped from Sobibor extermination camp and survived the war. Engel-Wijnberg came to the United States from Israel with her family in 1957. She returned to Europe only to testify against the war criminals of Sobibor.
References[change | change source]
- Holocaust Encyclopedia. "Selma Wijnberg". Profile. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- Ann Markham Walsh & Saartje (Selme) Wijnberg Engel (2012). Dancing Through Darkness: The Inspiring Story of Nazi Death Camp Survivors, Chaim and Selma Engel. Dunham Books. ISBN 0985532882.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
- Liempt 2010, p. 120-21.
- Sobibor-overlevende Selma Engel-Wijnberg (96) overleden