Jews were murdered and was sent to the concentration camps and gas chambers. Most of the concentration camps are located in Poland and Germany, and one famous camp is called the Auschwitz Birkenau Camp. Many prisoners were also sent to the gas chamber due to many crimes they’ve caused. Literally naked prisoners roaming around in the gas chamber with no food or water, are stuck in there forever. The prisoners were locked up in the gas chambers for them to die and others had to get used to their new daily routines in living in these concentration camps.
concentration camps. Apart from my parents, every family member on both sides was exterminated by the Nazis.” (Finkelstein, “The Business of Death”). This quote is from Norman Finkelstein, an American political scientist. While Finkelstein wasn’t born during the Holocaust, his parents were people who lived through the mass murders of Nazi extermination and resided in the well-known Warsaw Ghetto.
He was very quickly exposed to the inhuman conditions at Auschwitz. Within hours of being there, he had witnessed many deaths caused by the fences, beatings, and other reasons. After eating the “food” there, he realized why so many people looked like living skeletons and were starving to death. His mental notes of tiny things that would get you killed by the Nazis kept growing larger and larger.
Nazi Death Marches During WWII, Hitler ordered for all Jews to be taken to work camps, where they were forced to work in with little to no food. Most of the time the Jews would be making stuff for the German army such as, tools or clothing. The Jews had to have a strong spirit, or they would perish. But, towards the end of the war American troops invaded Germany, finding the work camps. Afraid of the American troops finding the work camps; Hitler ordered all work camps to be evacuated to death camps deep in Germany.
The book and movie Devil’s Arithmetic go into a lot of detail on what happened to the Jews during the holocaust. Not near enough to really show how terrible they were treated. The Devil’s Arithmetic written by Jane Yolen and the Movie based off it Produced by Dustin Hoffman went into
In Night, the setting that Ellie Wiesel describes portrayed the Nazis cruel treatment to the Jews. The Nazis think that the Jews are animals. (11) “The barbed wire that encircled us like a wall.” They encircled the town with barbed wire, like they would do with animals. The Nazis named the street Serpent Street, because they thought that the Jews were the devil.
As the days went by the german came by and knocked on their house and as everyone got bags so that they can take with them the germans came into their house and told them that they had 5 minutes to grab what they needed and and Anne Frank left her diary behind so in case someone would find it and read it and they all were sent to Auschwitz,Anne and Margot died of a disease that they had in the concentration
The book The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman is about a families life during World War II. It is mainly about how Antonina had an impact on many people’s life. It starts off telling what the zoo looks like in great detail. It talks about how the young animals get to stay in the villa with them and Rys and Antonina help take care of them. They go to a cabin they have in the woods because they get news that the Germans are going to invade Poland next.
Once my father was accused of being a rightest we were sent away to remote labour camps which the authorities called “re-education through labour”. My family and I lived in an underground pit, we were so desperate we ate butchers discarded sheep hooves for more nutrition. I stayed there until I was 19 years old. We were allowed to return to Beijing at the end of the Cultural Revolution when Chairman Mao died in 1976. When we moved back I enrolled at the cities’ film academy.
Chapter one begin with mouse the Beatle is Elle spiritual advisor which they met in 1941.Elie childhood took place in Transylvania, and he had 3 sisters By the 1942 all foreign were expelled and taken into crammed cattle. In the small ghetto there was no police or really anyone there so you were free to leave at any time. Elie told people that they were killing people in the synagogue no one believed him. his father did not want to leave because he was afraid to leave everything behind and had riches there and probably was not ready to learn another language and he was too old.1944, the red army was advancing.
Milkweed By: Arya Sandella and Shreshth Srivastava Did you know that in the Warsaw ghetto, there were more than 400,000 people forced into an area the size of 1.3 miles? The book Milkweed is about a boy who does not know much about himself and has to steal all his food. He stays in the city of Warsaw for a while, and then moves to the ghettos. He stays with a girl named Janina and her family, while he is there, he begins to realize the severity of the holocaust.
Their methods used to kill the Jews were mostly shooting or gas vans. Even this took a psychological burden on the nazis to the point where they couldn’t kill. The Holocaust lasted for 12 years and near the end the allies were advancing on Germans and begin to take over the camps. The oder and and sight of the living conditions of these peoples were an abomination. The book night talks about these topics and Wiesel writes and thinks about the death and disappearance of God and his own increasing disgusted with humanity, reflected in the overturn of the parent-child relationship, as his father drops to a helpless state Wiesel becomes his annoyed teenage caregiver.
“The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman reveals the true story of Jan and Antonia Żabiński, two authentic zookeeper’s who risked their lives by being a part of an underground resistance towards Hitler. When all the animals were taken away from the zoo, Jan and Antonia used their free space to hide refugees until safe passage to a new home was discovered. Throughout the book Ackerman relates many experiences to freedom and confinement. Some people believe that animals should not be kept in zoos. Others believe that as long as animals feel like they are in their natural habitat that being in a zoo is acceptable.
In the inspiring film We Bought a Zoo, directed by Cameron Crowe, Lily Miska tries to stay positive while her beloved zoo goes through hard times. In the beginning, when Lily first sees Dylan’s gruesome artwork, she says,”It’s a little dark. Where’s the sun?”(Crowe, x:xx). She could have insulted the hideous drawing, but instead she asks why the painting is so dark and unhappy. She stays positive with Dylan throughout the movie even though he is often moody and dejected.