Meyer Hack's Journey To The Holocaust

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Meyer Hack was born and raised in Ciechanow, Poland. In 1942, he was deported, like many others, to Auschwitz with his family. Upon arrival, his mother and sisters were killed. He and his brother were chosen for slave labor. They were assigned to pull laundry carts. Meyer witnessed a Nazi guard kill his brother by striking him with a wooden plank repeatedly. Meyer lied to the Nazi guards at Auschwitz and told them that he was a tailor and he was then moved to the clothing chamber. There he had access to all the jewelry and belongings that the Nazis confiscated from the prisoners. He took the jewelry with him on death marches to the Dachau camp, where he escaped into the forest until

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