Summary Of The Night By Halina Birenbaum

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one-story house. Each house contained bunk beds for the prisoners to sleep on and a burning stove. They were served a very thin soup and black bread twice a day. Many prisoners faced hunger and boredom, and they hoped for better lives after the war. Halina Birenbaum was held captive in a prison camp in Poland at age thirteen. She suffered from being shot in the shoulder, starvation, and many sicknesses. She was laid on a bare mattress with no covers and only bloody clothes to wear. Prisoners were transported by trains most times. The length and time of the journey would depend on the distance, weather, and how many other trains would intervene. Some prisoners could work for money. However, the jobs and tasks were hard and some even led to

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