Rosenblatt’s “I am Writing Blindly”

writingblindly

Warsaw Ghetto – in Polish city of Warsaw. 

Jewish population dropped from 450,000 to 70,000.  Starvation,  disease

death camps – “deported” to Aushwitz, Poland, Krakow, Poland or Treblinka-two side by side camps – one for extermination, one for forced labour

Kursk – sank August 12, 2000 from a faulty torpedo. Crew may have died quite quickly, but use of breathing equipment suggests they survived for several days.

“wet bell” – also known as a “diving bell” – a way to explore the deep ocean.  An unknown world at the time.