Wattenberg was born in Lódz on October 10, 1924. She began a wartime diary in October 1939, shortly after Poland surrendered to German forces. The Wattenberg family fled to Warsaw, where in November 1940, Miriam, with her parents and younger sister, had to live in the Warsaw ghetto. In the summer of 1942, German officials detained Miriam, her family, and other Jews bearing foreign passports in the infamous Pawiak Prison. Published under … “Mary Berg” in February 1945, Miriam Wattenberg 's diary was one of the very few eyewitness accounts of the Warsaw ghetto available to readers in the English-speaking world before the end of World War II.
The very next day, the family went into hiding in an empty space at the back of Mr. Frank 's company building where they were captured on August 4, 1944. On March 1945 At Bergen-Belsen, food was dirty and diseases spread. Frank and her sister both came down with typhus. This diary was given to her on her 13th birthday as a present from her parents.
When the Nazis invaded Amsterdam, Anne’s father took help from some local friends to hide in a complex of his office. The office is known commonly as the “Secret Annex.” Days were spent here in worry, but everyone kept each other alive with love and support. Anne wrote in her diary, which kept her motivated to live. For two years, her and 7 others hid in solitary.
Miep Gies worked as a secretary for Otto Frank’s company, Opekta, in Amsterdam for around ten years. In June of 1942, the Franks had to move from Germany to Amsterdam because the family took notice of Hitler coming into power. Knowing Miep Gies was Otto’s secretary, he requested that Miep helps him and his family whilst they hid in Amsterdam. While Miep was assisting the Franks and the Vaan Pels, she was assisting many other families, much like that of a secret agent. In 1944 the people in hiding are arrested, not including Miep, and sent to
Right from the beginning, you can see that Death is familiar with Liesel, as he takes her brother’s soul, when she was only nine years old. Afterwards, her widowed and sickly mother transferred her to Molching, where she would live under the Hubermann family, consisting of Rosa, the mother, Hans, the father, and their two kids, Trudy and Hans Jr.. Liesel stole “The Gravedigger’s Handbook” from her brother’s funeral. Hans discovered that she had the book, and also discovered that Liesel could not read, upon which he started teaching Liesel how to read. Soon, Hans became a significant role model in Liesel’s life, being the main figure of bravery, honesty, and caring in her life.
This was the last time Wiesel saw his mother and little sister forever (Page 22). Night is used throughout Wiesel’s memoir to symbolize death and the darkness of humanity. By itself it comes up various amount of times. Eliezer says, “The days were like nights, and the nights left the dregs of their darkness in our soles” (page 73). Thus night
Lucie Aubrac, of Catholic and peasant background, was teaching history in a Lyon girls ' school and newly married to Raymond, a Jewish engineer, when World War II broke out and divided France. The couple, living in the Vichy zone, soon joined the Resistance movement in opposition to the Nazis and their collaborators. Outwitting the Gestapo is Lucie 's harrowing account of her participation in the Resistance: of the months when, though pregnant, she planned and took part in raids to free comrades—including her husband, under Nazi death sentence—from the prisons of Klaus Barbie, the infamous Butcher of Lyon.
Anne Frank, a young victim of the holocaust, was born June 12, 1929. During the invasion of the Netherlands, Anne and her family went into hiding to escape Nazis persecution of the Jews. Furthermore, while Anne was in hiding, she received a diary from her father Otto Frank on her thirteenth birthday. In this diary, she was able to express her innermost, personal thoughts and hopes during world war
Which character is most affected by war, and how? “No matter how many times she was told she was loved, there was no recognition that the proof was in the abandonment.” (32) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak discusses mainly the power of words, and war in Nazi Germany and how a girl grows up in pain, love, and misery through that period of her life. To begin with, Paula, Liesel’s mother gave her and her brother Werner to foster parents, Liesel’s parents were communists so they took her father away, hence, even though she didn’t know why, her mother had to give them over to Rosa and Hans Hubermann, but just before getting there, death took Werner away. And maybe that’s when pain begins for Liesel, as much as readers know.
A holocaust is destruction or slaughter on a mass scale. The most famous holocaust was from January 30, 1933 - May 8, 1945. It took place in Germany where Hitler the leader of the Nazi party arranged that all Jewish people were to be gathered and taken to concentration camps where most of them were killed in various ways by gas chamber, the crematorium,starvation, or by being shot. By the end of the Holocaust the total of dead people compiled to about 6,000,000 jews who were killed. A similar situation is happening right not necessarily as violent as the Holocaust in Germany but Syrian refugees are trying to get admittance to neighboring countries and the United States.
Title of your Holocaust book: Night Claim: the book night. By elie wiesel,is important because it contains ture accounts of what people went through in the death camps. Evidence: 1. separated families 2.people got burned to death 3. violence Claim Paragraph (8-16 sentences)