How far would you go to save someone’s life? During World War II, Irena Sendler, a polish social worker risked her life againnd again saving the lives of children from the Warsaw ghetto. She saved at least 2,500 children during the Nazi occupation of Poland. She did this for one reason only, to help others. Irena is quoted as saying “If someone is drowning, you have to give them your hand.
This article is a biography of Irena Sendler. It includes many people’s descriptions of her as a hero, but it also includes her perspective on herself. She doesn 't believe she has done a lot in fact she wishes she would have done more. Irena Sendler was a savior and a lifeline for many children during the holocaust. She worked for Rada Pomocy Zydom which had a codename of “Zegota”.
The courageous Frank family, consisting of a father, mother, and two young daughters, were tortured during this time period. One particular family member, the youngest daughter, has a legacy that still lives on today. Anne Frank was both a hero and a victim of the Holocaust because she was forced into hiding, her loved ones were killed, and her diaries positively impacted many. During this dreadful time, Anne Frank was victimized by being forced into hiding.
“There was never any difference. They just treated us, in fact, when you associated with Christians or for that matter anything else, religion never came up.” Eva Brewster (USC). Eva wasn’t sure why Hitler was yelling at the Jews but then also promising the Jews that good things will happen to them. Many people struggled with that too.
She spent most of her younger days just helping out in the community, and being an average kid. “Stefania had to move to a nearby two-bedroom cottage to accommodate them all there were eventually 13 Jews concealed with Podgorska.” (ListVerse #8) With the help of a family friend that had jumped out of a train car they helped keep all 13 Jews healthy, Joe (the family friend) built a false wall in the room, and that is were Podgorska took care of everyone. Good deeds in life happen for a reason, and I believe this event happened because her God knew she would
In the story I can connect it to Anne Frank because they were both sent to the concentration camp in Auschwitz. Anne and Daniel also suffered tragic loss of their family members like, when Anne looses her sister Margot and Daniel losses her sister Erika. However the only difference is that Anne died while in the concentration camp and Daniel survived and lived with his love Rosa. The author Carol Matas wrote this book Daniel’s Story related to Anne Frank’s life, but with a few details changed. Do the readers think that Daniel will never forget this dramatic and horrifying
What is a teen activist? A teen activist is someone who inspires people to do good in the world. They take a little cause and make it known worldwide. I believe that if we have teen activists in the world, people will want to do good things to help them. If that is true teen activists could make our world a better place.
Among her most important missions as a courier was to smuggle a map of the death camp of Treblinka out of the ghetto in the hope that solid information about the killing would spur a decisive response in the West. Vladka’s became the leader of the organization and she the co-leader. When the Holocaust was over, Vladka became an impassioned leader in the national effort to educate children about the Holocaust. Vladka later made a book named “On Both Sides of The wall”, which was made in memory of all those she and many more lost in the Holocaust.
At first, things were relatively ‘easy’ for Thomas no major battles and no deathly injuries, She wishes she could say the same about her Husband William. William caught Pneumonia during the war and really drained Thomas, she was unstable, which eventually got her downgraded to a private. Which got her put into more battles specifically the Battle of Gettysburg, she fought for her hometown. Thomas fought hard for the union but her journey was cut to an end when her leg was blown off by a Confederate soldier. “Now I understand why those men were crying, I understand why this war needs to end, I understand everything now,” She wrote this passage while she was hospitalized.
Meanwhile, having a good strong amount of perseverance is very helpful and important for someone having to endure, including the women of Afghanistan. In the beginning, when a bomb destroyed Laila’s home, killing her family, Rasheed saves her from the wreckage and Mariam works hard and perseveres to nurse Laila back to health, “... Mariam rub antibiotic ointment on the cuts on the girl’s face and neck, and on the sutured gashes on her shoulder, across her forearms and lower legs” (Hosseini 200). Little did Mariam know, but she and Laila would become great friends later on, and they both would show perseverance for each other 's friendship and sisterhood. “Mariam slowly grew accustomed to this tentative but pleasant companionship.
However, this was not the case, Henrietta 's cells were used to facilitate many different medical advancements but no compensation was given to her family despite their deteriorating
“Żegota helped save some 4,000 Polish Jews by providing food, medical care, relief money and false identity documents for those hiding on the so-called "Aryan",” ( Wallach). the people who worked for the Zegota gave up their time and helped year round and had a lot of empathy towards the anyone who was persecuted by the Nazis. largest cell of Żegota (Felicja) was led by Mieczysław Herling-Grudziński, a wealthy lawyer, who hid 600 Jews”( Wallach). “Both Jews and non-Jews sheltered Jews during the Shoah,” (Tomaszewski). “Over 700 Polish heroes, unlawful death by Germans as a result of helping and sheltering their Jewish neighbors,”
Golda Meir was always dedicated to protect her jewish home. She not only helped her country, but kept it safe too. Golda Meir was an important figure for all women around the world. During her life, she inspired women to be greater than their society.
Unfortunately, her secret actions were found by the Gestapo and she was arrested in 1943. She was murdered by the Germans on August 12, 1944. By the time she was murdered, she saved about sixty Jewish children. Even though the number of Jewish children she saved was not very many, but her willing to sacrifice and save the Jews are enough. Even though saving the Jews is a very dangerous thing to do, some people still tries to help.
After the Holocaust (1930-1940’s), America underwent a drastic cultural and social change. The Holocaust, although occurred overseas sent shock waves through American culture, changing the way we lead our daily lives. America was drastically changed in the wake of the tragic events that transpired in Germany. The Holocaust, although being an international event, had a profound impact on American Culture, affecting its stance of interventionism, and our willingness to bring certain immigrants to our country. The widespread immigration to America that followed the Holocaust also provided a jolt to our culture, as the immigrants provided new facets of our society.