Holocaust and Elie Wiesel By heytherehey Dec 30, 1941 Elie studies the Kabbalah with Moishe the Beadle. Period: Dec 30, 1941 to Apr 4, 1945 Elie Wiesel: Night Jan 1, 1942 Nazis start killing with gas The Nazis start to use Zyklon-B, a deadly gas, to kill Jews in Aushwitz and Birkinau. Mar 17, 1942 Jews are deported to Auschwitz Nazis report that all Jews have to be transferred to Auschwitz. They start to take nearly all of the Jews, in all of to concentration camps to Auschwitz. Apr 20, 1942 German Jews banned form public transportation German Jews are banned from the use of public transportation. Jun 30, 1942 Number of killed Jews The New York Times reports that over 1,000,000 Jews have already been killed in concentration camps by the Nazis. Jul 14, 1942 Dutch Jews deported to Auschwitz Jul 17, 1942 Hitler visits Auschwitz Hitler visits Auschwitz. He inspects, and orders four more gas chambers to be built, as he watches two trainloads of Jews be exterminated. Sep 18, 1942 Food is reduced Food rations for Jews in Germany is reduced. Dec 10, 1942 German Jews transported The first transport of German Jews arrives and Auschwitz. Jan 18, 1943 Jews resist The first resistance by Jews occured in the Warsaw ghetto. Mar 17, 1943 Three gaas chambers open. Three newly built crematories/gas chambers are built at Auschwitz, over the span of 13 days. May 1, 1943 Dr. Josef Mengele arrives Dr. Josef Mengele arrives at Aushwitz. May 19, 1943 Berlin cleared of Jews The Nazis declared the city or Berlin as Judenfrei (cleansed of Jews). Aug 1, 1943 Treblinka basically shuts down Treblinka stops all exterminations after over 870,000 deaths. Oct 1, 1943 Danish help transport Jews The Danish Underground helps transport about 7,220 Jews to safety in Sweden be boat. Oct 16, 1943 Jews in Rome are sent to Auschwitz, with little to spare Nov 3, 1943 Nazis kill Polish Jews About 42,000 Polish Jews are killed in Operation Harvest Festival. Jan 3, 1944 Russian troops reach former Polish border. Apr 1, 1944 Nazis confiscate valuables of Sighet Jews The Wiesels have all of their valuables taken from them, and are forced to wear the star of david on their chest. Apr 14, 1944 Athens to Auschwitz The first transport or Jews from Athens to Auschwitz takes place. May 16, 1944 Sighet Jews line up Elie and Chlomo are forced to line up on the street at 8 A.M May 19, 1944 Elie's family marches to the "little ghetto" May 23, 1944 Cattle Car The Wiesels join the last group of deportees aboard a railway cattle car. May 26, 1944 Elie and Chlomo arrive at Birkenau The Wiesels arrive at Birkenau, where Elie and Chlomo are seperated from the rest of their family. May 26, 1944 Elie and Chlomo march to Buna Elie is tattooed A-7713 on his left arm, and they are forced to Buna. May 26, 1944 Seperation When the Wiesels get to Birkenau, they aae seperated by gender. He had to say goodbye forever. Jul 24, 1944 Russian troops liberate Majdanek. Russian troops liberate the first concentration camp, Majdanek, where over 360,000 were murdered. Nov 25, 1944 Himmler destroys crematories. Himmler orders the destruction of crematories in Auschwitz. Jan 1, 1945 Nazis conduct death marches The Nazis conduct death marches to concentration camp inmates. Jan 1, 1945 Elie's foot swells Elies foot swells up until he needs surgery Jan 2, 1945 Elie's surgery Elie undergoes surgery at the Auschwitz infirmary. Jan 6, 1945 Elie and Chlomo run with evacuees to Gliewitz Elie and Chlomo run to Gliewitz, where they were forced onto cattle carsto Buchenwald Jan 18, 1945 The Red Army The Red Army liberates Auschwitz. Jan 20, 1945 Elie's crown A "dentist" from Warsaw tortures chlomo until Elie gives up his gold crown. Jan 26, 1945 Chlomo dies in Buchenwald Chlomo dies from hunger and exhaustion in a bunk in Buchenwald. Apr 2, 1945 Elie's free Elie becomes freed after World War II ends. His first instinct is to eat like a madman, where he gets food poisoning and almost dies at the hospital. Apr 3, 1945 Elie becomes ill Elie Wiesel falls ill with Food-Poisoning.