Armbands were used to recognize Jews and orders came everyday for people to go work hard labor. Going against orders resulted in death. The inventory of the synagogue, where a Jewish congregation meets for worship, was burning and the buildings themselves, all three of them. Neighbors and friends laughed while the Germans made everyone line up parade through
The Diary of Anne Frank ends on August 1, 1944, because the August 4, 1944 when they were finally found. The Gestapo arrested all the occupants and took them to various concentration camps. After remaining for a time in the concentration camps of Westerbork and Auschwitz, Anne and her older sister, Margot, were deported to Bergen-Belsen, where both died during a typhus epidemic because of the unhygienic conditions in which were between late February and mid-March 1945. “I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning
Many forgot how old Anne was because she provided our society with so much knowledge of her time spent in hiding. Even while being shoveled from one concentration camp to the next Anne revealed her strong side instead of her youthful frightened side. Anne says, "The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under." Anne knew she had to be strong in this tough world which she made her life known to everyone through the dynamic hope and strength she exemplified in her
In less then a week of the arrival of the transport vehicles all the people of Sighet were in cable cars on their route to concentration camps. Upon the arrival of the Jews the Nazis had prepared a cruel arrangement of steps to properly manage the Jews. The Nazis were determined to have their identity be stripped away from them, starting with the choice of clothes being worn, forced to wear prison uniforms. Next they were forced to shaved their heads and every hair on their body, losing the choice of appearance. Finally the Nazis gave each person a tattoo of a number
Anne described the building in her diary, her new home which she referred to as the “ secret annexe”. Her family lived on the second floor, in the three-room apartment (Frank 1954 pp.25-26). The Franks hid here, along with other jewish families for two years until they were discovered on the 4th of june 1944 by Dutch Nazis and members of the Security Police. Eight Jews, including Anne and her family were arrested and taken to various concentration camps around the country. Anne and her sister were taken to Auschwitz, but later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, where Anne died of Typhus in Spring 1945 ( Frank et.
They spent about 3 days at Gleiwitz and then they were transported to Buchenwald by train. There they are rescued by Americans and a resistance group that attacked the camp. Sadly Elie’s father died in Buchenwald before the rescue due to a sickness and being sent to the crematory. Dehumanization of the Jewish people in “Night” ,by Elie Wiesel, happened in a variety of ways and helped Hitler achieve his goal of damaging the view of Jewish people to the Germans. In “night” we see how the Jewish people are being oppressed as well as being dehumanized in so many ways.
An estimated 83,000 Jews and minorities died in the ghetto, mainly due to sickness and starvation. In January 1943, after a few years into the ghetto’s existence, many Jewish men decided to fight back against the S.S. so they wouldn't be deported to Treblinka killing center. They were able to drive the S.S. out of the ghetto and take control for a few weeks until an entire S.S. army came to crush them once and for all
Courage is a word to describe a brave person, and can also describe Anne Frank, perfectly. Today, in our generation, a large sum of people is living negative lives, but Anne Frank was not one of those people. At the time of the Holocaust, from 1933 to 1945, she was a Jewish teenager, and although she was sent to a concentration camp at the age of 15, she was exceedingly positive and always tried to find the best in everyone. Prior to the holocaust, Anne, her friends and family didn’t have to stay in a crunched, secluded annex to stay safe. Their lives were quite difficult, and they were required to be as silent as possible in their hiding spot during most hours of the day.
Then they were not allowed to use any transportation, given curfews, allowed to run business along with many other restrictions all put into actions by the Nuremberg laws. Jews also had to register as being Jewish and were forced to wear the Stars of David so the Nazi’s could be organized in manipulation the Jewish population. Because of this Anne’s family and four others were forced into hiding to escape the treacheries of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. About two years after the everyone went into hiding they were all captured and taken to concentration camps. Anne’s
In Bergen-Belsen “exchange Jews” were shipped from other camps and lived under better conditions. One of Anne’s old school friends, named Hanneli Goslar, was an “exchange Jew” and spoke to Anne. She also threw bread over the fence for Anne, luckily they were not caught, or else they would have been killed. The only person who survived life in concentration camp was Anne’s father. A week before being liberated Margot died of typhus, which spreads through lice.