By the end of the war, there were some 50,000 up to 100,000 survivors that were living in occupied Europe. Auschwitz was the camp that happened to occur the most death out of all the other camps. Thousands of Nazis commited suicide during 1945, as they were taught. After the removal of Adolf Hitler, within’ a year, the population of survivors grew up to over 200,000 survivors. During the holocaust, Adolf hitler murdered millions of people.
He and his father performed manual, hard labor. His father died after a beating in the concentration camp. The dehumanization in Night is demonstrated as the prisoners were given numbers instead of names and their families and friends were taken from them, mistreated and eventually killed In the frightening novel, Night, the Nazis separate the family of Eliezer, a practice that the Nazis used to dehumanize the Jewish people in the concentration camps. The nazis took 15 year old Elie from his mother and sisters and eventually from his father. “As for me, I was thinking not about death but about not wanting to be separated from my father.
After that, the camp was officially closed. This place was then turned into a farm and was given away. In this camp the majority of people murdered were Jews. If they Jews were unable to work they were sent right away to the gas chambers. Belzec's two sections included the north and western parts and the gas chambers and burial pits.
Five more massacre places were in separated in Poland, including Chelmno, Sobibor, Treblinka, Majdanek and most them in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Started from 1942 to 1945, Jews were expelled from their own country to the camps from all over Europe, including German-occupied area as well as those Germans-allied country. During the summer and fall of 1942, when more than 300,000 people were expelled from the Warsaw ghetto alone. The Nazis were trying to keep the camps operation as a secret, but the number of the executing made this impossible. Eyewitnesses reported the Nazi brutality in Poland to the Allied governments, who were criticized after the war for their fail to respond, or to announce the mass murder news.
During the 1930s, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin killed anyone who he considered disloyal and sent around 20 million people to labour camps, called Gulags in which half of them died. I was involved with administering the Gulags. My husband and I were part of those purges and survived them. We arrived at the Soviet embassy in Canberra in 1951 and upon arriving I was given the position of a
Essay on Elie Wiesel's Loss of Faith in Night Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night tells an enduring story of his experiences during the Holocaust. Elie lived in a town called Sighet in Transylvania during World War II. He had in interest in learning more about his Jewish religion. However, the Jews in Sighet were attacked by the Hungarian police, the Jews were then deported to a concentration camp called Auschwitz. Following that Elie arrived at Auschwitz and was separated from his mom and sister.
Almost two years in the city of Natzwiller, our family grew into eighteen and a new shoe empire was building until the Nazis invaded the city. The city quickly fell under the control of the SS, who were looking specifically for the Jewish civilians. They came to our workshop and shot our patriarch, my father. The remaining thirteen of us were moved into a prisoner of war camp, where we would be separated. Us six boy were decided to build another camp with some other Jewish teens from the city.
Primo Levi’s story of prisoners in Auschwitz is a story of his own life, accompanied by others, all who endured years of mass torture, such as: starvation, abrupt climate changes, traveling conditions, dehumanization, humiliation, all which strip them from their own humanities slowly without knowing. Levi was tested mentally and physically throughout his entire story. Levi was captured by the Fascist Militia on December 13, 1943 and taken to multiple places around Germany that were not at all maintained for essential living capabilities. Once Levi arrived at Fossoli, a detention camp near Modena, there were about 150 prisoners. Just a few weeks later, there were over 600 prisoners.
During the Holocaust, The Jews suffered severely because of the Germans. The Holocaust took place in Eastern Europe and Germany from January 30th, 1933 to May 8, 1945. Hitler’s German Nazi army evacuated Jews from their homes and relocated them in the ghetto or labor camps. One man, Oskar Schindler was able to save 1,200 Jews by employing them in factories where they were protected from Germans.
In 1937 hundreds of thousands of people were brought into the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald, where thousands of families were torn apart. Buchenwald was one of the many Nazi concentration camps where Jews and others were brought to work and die. The camp was run by KarlOtto Koch, who ran the camp from 1937 to July of 1941. The next commandant was his second wife, Ilse Koch, who became notorious as Die Hexe von Buchenwald, which meant “The witch of Buchenwald” for her cruelty and brutality (Karl Otto Koch). Buchenwald was one of the most horrendous places during World War II.
Some of the jews in the train didn 't know what was going to happen when they arrived to the camp, but some knew what was going to happen because they had heard news from people of what the nazis had and are going to do to the Jews. It must of have been the scariest day for the Jews who had arrived at the death camp. Frang Stangl was a first commandant who had managed about 700 Jewish workers occupied nonpermanent to service the camp. He was an SS officer and in April 1942 he had arrived to take command at sobibor. Frang Stangl had instructed only 20-30 SS men he had picked mostly from the T4 program.
The captors march them from Birkenau to the main camp, Auschwitz. They arrive in Buna, a work camp, where Elie is put to work in an electrical-fittings factory. Under slave-labor conditions, severely malnourished and decimated by the frequent selections, the Jews take solace in caring for each other, in religion, and in Zionism, a movement favoring the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine, considered the holy land. The prisoners are forced to watch the hanging of fellow prisoners in the camp courtyard. They even hang small child.
Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler, head of the Schutzstaffel (SS), intended the camp to house 50,000 prisoners of war, who would be interned as forced laborers. Plans called for the expansion of the camp first to house 150,000 and eventually as many as 200,000 inmates.  An initial contingent of 10,000 Soviet prisoners of war arrived at Auschwitz I in October 1941, but by March 1942 only 945 were still alive, and these were transferred to Birkenau, where most of them died from disease or starvation by May.  By this time Hitler had decided to annihilate the Jewish people, so Birkenau was repurposed as a combination labor camp / extermination camp. 
In January of 1945, the Schutzstaffel (SS) abandoned the Auschwitz complex as the Soviet Forces closed in. Prisoners were forced to march to other camps, which resulted in thousands of deaths. Many who couldn’t keep up with other prisoners or too slow were shot and left to die. The Nazis had time to demolish some gas chambers and camps, but they had to evacuate quickly. On January 27, 1945, the Soviet Forces liberated the Auschwitz Complex, saving some seven thousand lives.