In the concentration camps, many people got separated from their families and that torn them apart. For example, in the book “Night” the main character, Elie, was in the train that was on its way to Auschwitz. During the train ride there a lady, Mrs. Schachter, who lost all her family but one of her sons, went crazy and started screaming out that she saw a fire over and over again. Consequently, the people on the train got fed up with her and they gagged her and beat her unconscious. Effectively, the fire Mrs. Schachter saw would create one of the most gargantuan problems and fear of their camp life.
Many children suffocated in the crowded cattle cars on the way to the camps. Those who survived were immediately taken to the gas chambers. Did you know that Hitler planned to collect thousands of Jewish artifacts to build a “Museum of an Extinct Race” after the war? When did Concentration camps start? The first concentration camps in Germany were established soon after Hitler 's appointment as chancellor in January 1933.
Vladek is living in the time frame of 1935-1945 when the Holocaust took place and Germans were killing Jews. The first panel, the image is depicting a sign that says “This town is Jew Free.” Now, the Jews who visit or live here are seeing this sign and building up in fear, planning what to do next. This is later going to lead into the Holocaust where many Jews including some of his friends and relatives get killed. This is an example of a conflict later to occur, the Jews will be kicked out and who ever doesn 't obey, the Nazis killed. The second panel, the children on the street spot Vladek and one yells: “Help!
The secret annex was running out of food and the allies are not arriving and bombs were still dropping in Amsterdam. One day the Nazis founded the secret annex, a police car arrived at the entrance, they though someone told them about the annex , everything of value was taken and everyone was arrested and taken to concentration camps. Only Otto survived everyone who was in annex died in the concentration camps, he
These death marches were terrible with the SS chasing the very weakened prisoners with guns and sometimes dogs. If you were to fall behind you would be killed and some died due exhaustion or they just couldn’t run anymore. These death marches would usually lead to trains so the prisoners would be taken to the camps faster. The SS would only take the healthy prisoners and they would leave the sick, disabled, and injured behind to die. Many of the sick would be liberated days later or hours later by the
The condition inside of the train is awful. There are a hundred confused and scared people packed into one cattle car, unable to breathe, hot from being squished together, hungry, thirsty, and wondering what fate has in store for them. After crossing the Czechloslovakian border, the soldiers start to become extremely demanding, putting more fear into everyone on the train. They threaten to shoot anyone who tries to escape and they even go as far as nailing the doors shut. Some become delusional like Madame Schächter in Elie Wiesel’s novel, Night.
When Miles wakes up from his wild night to a knock on his door the person tells him that everyone needs to go to the gym immediately. When everyone is in the gym the eagle takes the podium and announces to the school “last night, Alaska Young was in a terrible accident… and she was killed” (139). Miles got the most close to Alaska the night before she parrished. Miles begins to think that when it all comes down to it he is the one who let Alaska get in her car and drive off. His entire mindset flips , and now he feels this sadness and depression that he cannot escape.
Hours afterward, they found themselves forced into a cattle car bare of any decoration or anything comfortable, not even food or water, and left to stand around in near darkness. For days, Karolina and her mother rode in the car, watching as old women and young children alike died of hunger and thirst. Suddenly, the car stopped, and Karolina nearly screamed as sunlight showed through the car doors. All her little mind could process was the cruel, rough policemen, the ground beneath her feet, and the large words carved onto the fence: Arbeit Macht Frei. Work makes you free.
The Diary of Anne Frank ends on August 1, 1944, because the August 4, 1944 when they were finally found. The Gestapo arrested all the occupants and took them to various concentration camps. After remaining for a time in the concentration camps of Westerbork and Auschwitz, Anne and her older sister, Margot, were deported to Bergen-Belsen, where both died during a typhus epidemic because of the unhygienic conditions in which were between late February and mid-March 1945. “I've reached the point where I hardly care whether I live or die. The world will keep on turning
Because of this, Hitler’s goal was to cleanse Germany of any backstabbing Jews (Growing Fascism in Germany Notes, pg 1). Hitler became impatient while waiting for the Jews to die in the ghettos so he held a conference in Wannsee on January 20, 1942 to decide the next step for purifying Germany. Hitler, along with 15 other scholars, decided to deport all Jews to extermination camps and kill the majority of them in gas chambers. Hitler prohibited the Jews from fleeing the country so he was able to purge the entire population. One of the largest death camps in Germany, Auschwitz, was a result of the Wannsee Conference.
The train stops in Czechoslovakia. The Germans make everyone give up all their possessions. They tell them if anyone escapes they will be shot. Then this chick named Madame Schachter starts going crazy and screams because she has these visions of people burning. On the last day the train finally arrives in Auschwitz.
The Jewish of Sighet are forced to the concentration camps using trains every night. The conditions of the trip to the camps were horrible. Jewish were treated worse than the way they would treat animals. On the way to the concentration camp a woman screams “Fire! I see a fire!
All of the other prisoners knew the rules. New prisoners would arrive every other month and other prisoners would be transferred to different camps. The prisoners would eat once a week and that was on Wednesday they would have bread that was rough or soup that was cold. Most of the prisoners die of starvation or they will be killed by the leader of the camp Goliath. He runs the whole thing and the soldiers would beat the prisoners with clubs because either they weren 't working hard enough or they looked to
It was the start of the Holocaust in 1940 when every kid was forced out of their school’s due to hitler becoming in-charge. All of these kids had lost their education and went home to soon find out that they would also be out of their house. Unwillingly students’ would lose their favorite teacher and possibly the only chance to have an education. “Crammed into cattle cars by the Hungarian police,” I asked one bystander that had missed one of the trains. This was the next step of the students’ lives that could soon end when being transferred to Auschwitz one of the many cities with gas chambers and
At this point in the story, they have arrived at the concentration camp. Elie and his father have been separated from Elie’s mother and sisters. He has been told by another person that he is now 18 not 15. This saves his life. He then sees the crematorium where all the other deportees are being burned alive.