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They are letters from Rachel Auerbach to Philip Friedman in the early 1950's. One can see that the word "Treblinka" (Treblince) is used at times like in image 4. "Ringelblum" is mentioned in image 4. "Berman" is mentioned in image 5.
Maybe Neander can take a shot:
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Unfortunately I can't help you with the translation.
I suggest you contact Dr. Neander. He is usually very helpful if you ask him kindly.
I don't think he frequents this board much anymore so perhaps its easier to do it by e-mail.
By the way may I ask where you found those letters CCS?
With my extremely limited understanding of the Slavic languages I noticed the Polish word: Dear or Darling and also the Russian form of the word: work or working.
I would not be surprised if we were dealing with a Slavic version of the Yiddish. A mish-mash of swill made up by Jews from different Slavic languages, possibly mixed in with Yiddish as well.
I wish you good luck, you will need it.
(Schocken Books, New York 1982, S. VIII, Introduction.)
by Elie Wiesel
A philosophy graduate of Lwow [Lemberg] University, Auerbach was a Zionist and a literary modernist. She remained in the Warsaw Ghetto and devoted herself to writing for Ringelblum’s archive. She also lectured for the ghetto's "popular university" and worked in a soup kitchen on Kovno St. After the ghetto was destroyed, Auerbach continued to write from a hiding place on the Aryan side, and in 1948 in Warsaw she published Der Yidisher Oyfshtand: Varshe 1943.
She later moved to Israel, helped found Yad Vashem, organizing the Department for Collecting Witness Accounts, and continued to chronicle life in Warsaw before the war (see Roskies, David. Literature of Destruction. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1992). She was the author of several books in Yiddish and Hebrew about life in the Warsaw Ghetto and in Israel, including In the Fields of Treblinka (1947) and Testimonies from Warsaw (1974).
http://www.yisroelshtern.org/images/eng ... ghetto.pdf
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