Sokołów Podlaski is a town
in Poland, in Mazowsze
Voivodship, about 80 kilometers east of Warsaw.
It is the
capital of Sokołów County.
Population is 18,434 (2004
Jews in Sokołów
Before World War II
, Sokolow Podlaski
was home to a large population of Jews. With the German
occupation at the beginning of WWII, many Jews fled, a number east
to the USSR.
remained were rounded up and sent to Treblinka
extermination camp where they were murdered.
It was the hometown of the father of Jack
, the killer of Lee Harvey