One of the survivors was Helga Edelstein Stummer was born in Berlin, Germany. Right before WWII she escaped to freedom when her her parents figured out what was happening (Giddens). While in the many years her family lived in Germany her dad fought in WWI, so he did a lot to be a citizen there. When she was little her mother died of cancer, and on top of that her father lost his job just because he was a Jew (Giddens 12). Another Holocaust survivor is Sam Cukier, and he was born in Warsaw, Poland (Giddens 18).
But one day, Yanek could not find Uncle Moshe. Moshe was killed.Yanek was taken to many more concentration camps. In one, he found a misplaced floor board so he and his 3 friends hid under the floor board everyday for about a week. Until, they almost got caught.The next concentration camp they were under the impression they were going to be burned in a gas chamber. But the Natzi’s never turned it on.
Corrie ten Boom Helping Jews hide during World War II A well known activist who helped save nearly 800 Jews, Cornelia Johanna Arnolda ten Boom was an inspiration to help others in need, but she has done so much more. Corrie ten Boom has showed Americans that everyone matters and nobody should have to hide. Everyone should be able to live a normal life out in the open. She left a lasting legacy as a very caring person who was willing to help anyone. The beginning of ten Boom’s life started out in the Netherlands when she was born on April 15, 1892.
Her eyes are like chocolate chips, and her beautiful smile is like seeing the sun for a long time. When we go to new places everyone says that I look like her and I can actually see it. My mom is beautiful and kind just like me. I don 't know what story to tell you, me and my mom went through a lot of stuff and she is a very classic woman and she isn 't lazy or to fancy she is just right. She loves taking care of me and siblings.
For Ellen, she was the only child in her family. For their family, Annemarie is christian but Ellen is Jewish. Annemarie had a silvery blond hair however Ellen only had a dark hair color which was also pretty. Annemarie really love running and she’s good at it, however, Ellen didn’t like it, Ellen love acting and play. Also, when they met the German soldier, Annemarie was brave to talk with the German soldier, when the soldier asked her the questions, she clearly answer it and sometimes lie to the soldiers.
After Corrie Ten Boom was released, she went back to the concentration camp and forgave the men who did the horrible things to her. Even though Corrie Ten Boom was sent to a concentration camp along with many others, she was arguably the most important woman in World War ll. She saved thousands of lives and brought many to the Lord. Cornelia Arnolda Johanna Ten Boom was born in Amsterdam Netherlands on April 15, 1892. She lived in in a watch shop that she and her family inherited before her first birthday.
This includes two political sons assassinated, a son killed in WWII, a daughter die in an airplane crash, and another daughter become incapacitated due to a failed lobotomy surgery. Yet, during all the turmoil in her and rough patches in her life, Eunice always remained selfless. For example, on July 10, 1968, only a few weeks after Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, the first Special Olympic games were held with Eunice at the wheel. There were over 1,000 athletes from 26 states and Canada, all having some degree of an intellectual disability. Camp Shriver had blossomed into a nationwide organization that was only the beginning of what it would become.
The candy bowl on the table sat precisely on its doily. All her furniture was brushed and straightened"(115). Lulu in her middle age seemed to have control over the men she was seeing, Nector, Beverly, Henry, they all seemed pulled to her despite some of them already married to other women. Lulu was not a bad parent, she saved her baby when Nector burned her house down. Lulu also seemed to be liked by her kids,”Lulu managed to make the younger boys obey perfectly...while the older ones adored her to the point that they did not tolerate anything less from anyone else”(114).
After a long journey, they finally arrived at another camp, and Elie’s father becomes ill with dysentery. Soon after, his father was beaten and put to death, but Elie had no emotions. Three months later, the camp was liberated, and Eliezer was freed. Because of Wiesel’s loss of innocence and restoration of hope, Wiesel’s book Night reveals the resiliency of human beings. Eliezer was only a teenager when taken by German soldiers.
The 1940s were a crucial time all over the world with hardships and wars going on for years. Within these wars, two little girls that have been apart of it their whole lives, have shared their experiences through a diary and a book of stories. The Diary of Anne Frank is about a young jewish girl named Anne Frank, who has to go into hiding with her family in order to not get caught and taken away by the Nazis in Amsterdam, and while in hiding, records her experiences and thoughts into her diary. Farewell to Manzanar is a book based on a girl named Jeanne Wakatsuki who is seven years old at the time, and gets taken away with her family to Manzanar encampments, as the U.S. government doesn’t want to risk any Japanese Americans possibly giving up information to the Japanese as they are at war with them. Anne Frank and Jeanne Wakatsuki have many similarities and differences throughout their lifetimes on the run from the war.
Iby avoided getting a tattoo because there was no more ink. After six weeks in Auschwitz, Iby along with some friends volunteered to be nurses in a hospital in Lippstadt. The hospital was evacuated by the Germans in mid-March 1945. They were then forced to march to Bergen Belsen. Iby and her friends were finally liberated on Easter Sunday 1945 when they spotted American tanks down the road.
“When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives, along with the command to love itself.” (Corrie Ten Boom). Corrie Ten Boom was a Christian and was born in Haarlem, Netherlands and she helped lots of people and was a very nice person. During WWII she used her house and to hide Jews from the Gestapo (Corrie Ten Boom). Her family owned a watch store which she used as cover when she held the Jews in her house. Corrie Ten Boom had major obstacles in her life that she eventually conquered with the will of god and his guidance.
Out of the millions of Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust, there were a select few who survived. Inge Auerbacher was one of those who did. Inge was the daughter and only child of Regina and Berthold Auerbacher. She was born December 31, 1934 in Kippenheim, Germany which was one year after the Nazis first came to power. The Auerbachers lived in a small village in South Germany, and in the same town her father owned his own fabric and cloth company.