On Feb. 27, 1946, Counsellor Smirnov, Russian prosecutor, called Samuel Rajzman, an inmate of the Treblinka concentration camp. He testified that Treblinka was known as the “Road to Heaven”. He noted that an average of three transports of 60 cars each day arrived at Treblinka. In 1941 there were fewer. “On an average, I believed they killed in Treblinka from ten to twelve thousand person daily.”

Produced by US Army Signal Corps 1945-1956, housed in National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Digitized and provided by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive.