Elie Wiesel, with a foot recovering from surgery, and his father marched from Aushwitz to Gleiwitz, where they stayed for three days. They then were put onto cattle cars again, but this time none of the cars had a roof, it was freezing, and they were given no food. They arrived at Buchenwald and discovered that Elie´s father had dysentery. Elie´s father died on January 28th, 1945. On April 10th, 1945, Elie left Buchenwald and became a free man.