Execution of Edgar Derby is one of the memories that Billy keeps repeating and recalling all over the novel from the first chapter to the last one; "One guy I knew really was shot in Dresden for taking a teapot that wasn't his" (1). Destruction of Dresden and the death of his best friend, Edgar Derby were one of the most traumatic war experiences that happened to Billy. In sixth chapter Billy had been told by the English prisoners of war
This is also where he meets Uncle Moshe learning that they are the only family left. This is also where he meets Amon Geoth who kills Uncle Moshe, making Yanek the last of his family. Trzebinia Camp - After coming from Wieliczka Salt Mine, a labor intensive camp, he came to one of the worst ones, Trzebinia Camp. The camps purpose was to tourer the jews, lucky the allies capture it in the beginning of the war but not early enough to save him from being sent to another. Birkenau Camp- After getting off the train, they are sent to a gas chamber.
It too is a misfortune that you were never prosecuted for your heinous crimes against humanity; moreover, the records of your human experimentation were destroyed some 50 years ago (Baron). I hope this letter inflicts emotional pain on your past actions as you now have a perspective of a Jew. We are humans, not some inferior race that should be irradiated. Your other targets such as the Gypsies and even the mentally and/or physically disabled individuals are as human as you. Your role in the killing of thousands of innocent people not only brought physical and psychological pain to those individuals, but this pain has only perpetuated discrimination and turmoil throughout the world.
One day when the foreign Jews were taken away Moshe the beadle, Elie's teacher, was also take away. When he came back he was in distressed and told the town about how the Nazis were exterminating Jews. No one believed him and thought he was just imagining it until one fateful day when the Nazis came and took the jews to a ghetto along with elie and his family. While there they were starved and most of their rights were taken away. The day before Ellie’s family was scheduled to be taken to the concentration camp a maid offered to help them, but sadly Ellie’s dad refused.
After the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944, he was captured by the Germans and taken to Dresden, roughly a month before it was firebombed. Vonnegut only survived because he was in an underground meat locker at the time of the attack. (“Kurt,” Biography.com). After the war, he knew he wanted to write about this experience that so few others could ever experience. Vonnegut soon realized that if
I believed that dying and killing for one’s country was an honor. But I was wrong. I had to take the lives of so many men who had their whole lives ahead of them. This was to protect my comrades who would eventually get killed in battle. All this is just utterly irrational yet it is celebrated.
“With people behaving like pigs, I felt the Jews were being destroyed. I had to help them. There was no choice.” -Oskar Schindler. Oskar Schindler was never a saint, but he was a hero to all the Jews he sheltered in his factory. Since Jews were dying of sickness and starvation, Schindler started to smuggle medicine and food to the Jews he employed.
Filled with disappointment and anger, Mrs. Wright realized the only true way to end her oppression and sadness was to kill the man who created it: Mr. Wright. The killing of Mr. Wright is a response to years of terrible events, rather than a single act. The symbolic meaning of the songbird conveys the idea that Mrs. Wright longed for freedom and happiness from her oppressive
by Lois Lowry, Jonas is selected to have the job of the Receiver of Memory where he finds out the true history of the world he lives in. While Jonas is training, he finds out some of the bad things about his society. Some of the bad aspects are when twins are born the lighter one is killed, everything was not always the same, and that the world once had more features. Killing a twin because it is lighter is not a good thing. In Jonas’ society the people called it release.
Even god and belief cannot save their lives, so both two writers writes how terrible the wars are and how big effects the wars can bring to people’s minds. Trying to appeal to stop the wars. 1. In the Anthem for Doomed Youth, it writes that “for those who die as cattle” which means that those youngsters sacrifice in the terrible war too easily. The writer used simile to describe how easy the young soldiers can die like the cattle being sent to the slaughter house and die.