Elie Wiesel's Night: The Holocaust And The Holocaust

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In a span of 10 years, the Holocaust killed over 7 million people, that’s just as much as the population of Hong Kong. In the book Night, by Elie Wiesel, Wiesel shares his experience on how he survived the Holocaust and what he went through. How he dealt with the horrors and even to how he felt of his dad’s death and how he saw himself after it was all over. As he tried to publish it he was constantly turned down due to the fact of how horrid and truful it was. He still tried and tried until it was finally published. This book shows how the Holocaust should be taught and not be forgotten, due to it being a prime example of human impureness. Humans learn off trial and error, how the Jewish population was affected, decrease in moral, and the unsettled tension are prime examples of such mistakes. The Jewish population was in jeopardy, therefore other races in the world are at risk of genocide as well and must take this event as a warning of what could happen. In the Auschwitz concentration camp, there was a room filled with shoes. Before each person was incentirated, they had to take off all of their clothes, including their shoes. The shoe room was the size of 3 football fields. If there were enough shoes to cover 3 football fields, imagine all of the deceased people laid out; tyranny that could happen again if not taught. Shoes weren’t the only remains found in the camp, there was a pile of empty gas containers. The room filled with gas containers represents the number of

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