In Prisoner B-3078 by Alan Gratz, Yanek is a young boy who gets captured by Nazis and brought to the holocaust. As months come he gets transported to different concentration camps daily. Yanek finds ways to survive the holocaust, using courage, determination, and being fortunate. These traits help him succeed in his main goal, survival.
Here, Elie is reflecting on his first night in the camp. In his first night, Elie is separated from his mother and his sister forever. In his first night, Elie witnesses children- babies- being thrown into a fiery pit. In his first night, Elie marches closer and closer to what he believes will be his death until he and the other men turn to go to the barracks.
Throughout NIght, the main character, Elie experienced horrible events causing his loss of faith, emotional changes, and desire of death. Throughout the 1940’s Jewish men, women, and children were forced out of their homes and sent on a treacherous journey. Elie Wiesel, along with his mother, father, and three sisters were taken from their home in Sighet, Transylvania. They soon were in transit on one large cattle car with about eighty
The Jews in the town were forced into a small ghettos in Sighet. Next, they are herded into cattle cars. After days and nights of cramming inside the car, exhaustion and starvation, they arrived in Birkenau. When they arrived in Birkenau, Elie and his father were separated from his mother and sisters. The Jews are evaluated whether they should be killed immediately or put to work.
Elie’s fight with dehumanization Enduring five concentration camps seems like an impossible feat, however, Elie Wiesel recounts his experience of just that in his memoir titled Night. Elie was imprisoned in theses camp (five different concentration camps) from the age of fifteen to the age of sixteen. Throughout his time in the camps Elie and many others experience unthinkable tragedies. After prolonged exposure to inhumane treatment the members of the camps began to lose their humanity.
The Jews were stripped from their basic god given human rights. The Jews were isolated in fenced towns called ghettos. Wiesel’s friend Moishe Chaim Berkowitz described his travels in Hungary and encounter with antisemitism, “The Jews of Budapest live in an atmosphere of fear and terror. Anti-Semitic acts take place everyday, in the streets, on the trains. The fascists attack Jewish stores, synagogues.
The book Night by Elie Wiesel is about his experience as a young Jewish teenager, forced to survive the atrocities inflicted on Jews under HItler's rule during World War II. The story begins in Elie's hometown of Sighet, in Hungarian Transylvania. Night by Elie Wiesel is his recollection of life in concentration camps during the holocaust. The story begins in year is 1941. Elie's family is deeply religious and devout
In the book, Elie Wiesel gives us more detail about what is happening in the journey through the Holocaust. He could give us more detail about the torture they have to go through. When the group arrived at the first camp, they saw the crematoria where they burned dead people, and which was where they were headed. “He was weeping. His body was shaking.
The memoir written by Elie Wiesel, Night, is illustrating the Holocaust, the even which caused the death of over 6 million Jews. Auschwitz, the concentration camps, is responsible for over 1 million of the deaths. In the memoir Night, Wiesel uses the symbolism of fire, and silence to clearly communicate to the readers that the Holocaust was a catastrophic and calamitous event, and that children should never be involved in warfare. Elie Wiesel enters Auschwitz at the age of 15, and witnesses’ horrific events as a prisoner in Auschwitz, including the deaths of numerous children, and the beating and death of his own father. All these inhumane things were done just because Adolf Hitler wanted to cleanse the German society of the Jews.
If anyone were to trip or fall they would be killed without any hesitation. Once the Nazis decided they had ran enough, the ones who had lived went on a train to go to Gleiwitz. On the train, a leader of the camp would throw some kind of food in the middle of the train for them all to fight for. After a while everyone went through another selection and if they did anything wrong they would be blown up. After people had died the strong would strip them of their clothes and all the food that they had to help themselves.
The city quickly fell under the control of the SS, who were looking specifically for the Jewish civilians. They came to our workshop and shot our patriarch, my father. The remaining thirteen of us were moved into a prisoner of war camp, where we would be separated. Us six boy were decided to build another camp with some other Jewish teens from the city. This camp was brutal as it pushed and beaten us.
Jack Gruener was born in Krakow, Poland in 1927. Jack was an only child. He was twelve years old when the ghetto Plaszow was being built. He survived with his parents, aunt and uncle on top of the roof of their apartment building. They lived in a little shack. One day Jack went out of the ghetto to visit one of his friends. When he got back he noticed that the shack was raided by the Nazis. He was soon taken by Nazis, and then he saw his Uncle. He told him that his parents were killed during the deportation. Jack and his Uncle were separated at the ghetto, and then soon reunited at the camp Tezebinia. His uncle was killed at that concentration camp. He was the only surviving member of his family. He soon went to Birkenau, where he got Prisoner
In this part, Yanek wanted to fight the nazis, he thought if all the prisoners fought them they would take them over. One day, one of the prisoners had the same thought. He started fighting the Nazi, until the Nazi shot him. “And this man,’ the commandant said, pointing into the crowd.
Many of them lost their families when they were put in their camps because some of their family would go to different camps than other. People had to sell their businesses quickly or have someone take care of it so they could make some money before they had to leave. People had to give up their pets because they did not allow pets in the camps. They could only take what they could carry. “Families left behind homes, businesses, pets, land, and most of their belongings.”
Daily Life at Concentration Camps Starving, cold, unclothed, sick, and hard working people were all put in concentration camps and treated horribly. The Jewish workers worked hard all day everyday or else they would get killed. The way the Nazi’s treated the Jews was extremely bad, the Jews would not get food, clothes, beds, and other necessities. There were all types of camps that had all kinds of jobs, you were assigned a job and didn 't get to pick a job. The Jews had a very compact schedule, they were busy all day, never any time to waste.