What 's it like for people in these concentration camps, that have been etched into the mind of many and used through generations illegally? Some prisoners that were illegally captured were forced to work as slaves in the concentration camps. People were also treated like they weren 't important, and their opinion didn 't matter.and everyone was given the exact same treatment. Women, children, and elderly were treated this way with bad food and living conditions. Things could be worse without concentration camps, but could also be better.
While in the concentration camp, Yanek takes courage when talking back to a guard. During a new camp while working Yanek is asked to come forward by a kapo, the kapo punches Yanek in the face where his nose begins to throb. On page 199, Yanek exclaims, “What did you do that for, I cried. What did I do. I knew I shouldn't have said anything.” Like Yanek had, most prisoners would not dare to answer back to the guard.
The book Night by Elie Wiesel teaches many different lessons about the human nature, human condition, and society. Elie is a boy that grew up in Sighet, Transylvania (present day Romania) during the time that the Nazi’s and Adolf Hitler came to power. After being placed in ghettos, the Jews of Sighet eventually got shipped off to the concentration camps, the first being Auschwitz/Birkenau. When the Jews first arrived at these camps, they made sure to keep their friends and family close, as well as they looked out for eachother. After months passed by, many began to grow weak due to the lack of food and the harsh conditions that they faced.
Are you just going to live the rest of your life in misery doing what the Nazi’s tell you to do? Throughout Nazi rule prisoners had to obey the soldiers in concentration camps. But that doesn’t mean you can’t step out of line and show defiance. In the article “Resistance during the Holocaust”, it talks about the resistance in the Extermination Camps and how “a small number of prisoners managed to escape during the struggle” (14). In camps you can rebel in many ways such as not doing what you’re told, staying clean and healthy, or just simply surviving or escaping.
Prisoner B-3087 In the book i read it starts off saying how Yanek has been taken to a prison by the nazis. He wakes up in his barracks he is fifteen years old. There was no cell phones he couldn 't call anyone and there was no escaping. Each day he would work and starve and if he was caught not working he would be killed. All of the other prisoners knew the rules.
In chapter three you continue to see how Vladek uses his connections to make his imprisonment in Auschwitz easier. As Dani said Vladek is a resourceful man who is able to use everything he has and make the most out of it. He survives this way. In the beginning of the chapter they start to hear rumors about “the front” being very close signifying the end of Nazi control and freedom for the prisoners. Because of this the prisoners had to walk miles to a new camp and take a train where they were packed and if you fell you never came up.
In the novel Night, Idek shows evil in every way. Idek beats on Eli’s father countless times once to try to get Eli’s gold crown from his mouth. When he wasn’t beating on one of the prisoners he was taking advantage of a young girl at the camp. We see no sign of family in Idek’s life but plenty of evil outbreaks. Even though Idek is also Jewish just like all the other members of the camps and he too treats the prisoners like the German officers would or even worse.
“Elie feels remorse after his father died.” In night by Elie Wiesel, jews were torchered for their faith in camps by nazis. A young man who’s life was flipped upside down because of this ended up being the only survivor in his family. He faced so many challenges that altered so much but in the end did he values life more, he has greater respect for life, and tries to show us what he went through so we can think the same. Sometimes certain experiences cause people to alter their ideas about what is valuable in life, in other cases, these experiences may, in fact, solidify what people value. An important example is my track injury.
The Nazi’s dealt decisively with people who protested in Maulthaussen. In one incident a man who was a quarry employee protested and complained to the townsfolk on what was happening in the concentration camps, so he was made an example off. He was sent to a prison camp for eight months. At this point there were few who had complained so the town’s people saw it to be safe if they just conformed to their new circumstances. The Nazi’s used fear to control the populace in Maulthaussen and turned them into bystanders.
Because of the environment of the camps, a countless number of Jews died every day. The conditions while working in camps made resistance strenuous, yet the Jews still desired to disobey. Since a large amount of Jews resisted at work, the Nazis punished those who never meant to cause any harm. Resistance came in many forms during the Holocaust, whether it was organized