After finally having a conversation with the man Elie grew fond of, Moishe, Elie had mentioned the study if
Germans invade sighet and take away the jewish people back to the place of birth.
April 30 - May 20,1994 Jews are transported.
The Jewish are transported away from the front of the German Army to work in brick factories.
Elie Wiesel was sent to the barracks
Today Elie and his father bypassed the pits and were sent to the barracks. Elie witnessed other children being burned. Elie and his father faked their ages in order to live.
Last Train to Death
Elie and his family are finally expelled from Sighet. He and the rest of the people from Sighet are finally put on a train to Poland.
Eight Air Force flies two missions
The USAAF's Eighth Air Force in England flies two missions.
Mission 370: 406 bombers and 604 fighters in six forces make visual attacks on rail installations and airfields in Belgium and France; four bombers and 12 fighters are lost; the fighters claim 13-2-3 Luftwaffe aircraft in the air and 3-0-5 on the ground; unless otherwise indicated, all targets are in FRANCE
Anne questions future-Day 8-Brian
Elie goes to Buna-Day8-Brian
Elie and his father took a four hour walk to the work camp. It was known as Auschwitz 3 or Buna. One of the popular factories of Buna was a brick factory. To this day it still stands as a memorial. After 8 months in Buna him and his father went to a camp called Buchenwald. It was almost 200 miles away.
All Prisoners are tested for selection
All prisoners were tested for the selection to go to the crematorium.If you weren't written down then you were fine, if you were written down you had a uncertain fate.
Elie and family are put in another barrack, inside the Gypsy camp
Elie andn family are put in another barrack, inside the Gypsy camp. They were in ranks of five.
Public Hangings Begin
Germans in the concentration camp know that the end is nye. They know that the american front is off to the west and the russian front is off to the east and it's only a matter of time before they arrive. In the meantime, the germans decide to start public hangings to put fear in the prisoners for better cooperation in this time of panic.
American forces loss battle Cherbourg.
The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
D-Day 37,034 Americans and 24,698 British killed
On saturday 1st of July , 25 days after D-Day, 37 034 Americans and 24 698 British and Canadian soldiers have been killed, injured or are reported missing.
Allies begin Air Raids upon Aucshwitz
The allies begin to progess on the european front and reach the rim of nazi germany. They now begin to launch bombers on air raids to bombard german forces and resources.
Elie's Last Days in Buna (Marin)
It is the middle of January and the freezing cold has started to effact Elie's health. He decides to go to the doctor because of how much his foot has swollen. He stays in the infermary for a few days.
Elie's Last Days in Buna (Marin)
After a few days in the infirmary, he recives news that he can either stay in the inrimary with his father, or go with him on the death march away from the front. He chooses the march.
Elie is put in the infirmary-Day 12-Brian
About this time period Elie Wiesel was placed in the infirmary. He had an injured leg. Elie said it was nicer in the hospital. It had clean sheets, thicker soup, better bread, no work, no selections. This are the reasons why Elie liked the the infirmary. Until he found out that the selections were worse. There was no second chance. The doctor had to clear the bed for the next patient. Then there was a rumor that the camp was going to be liberated.
Swedish bring food to Netherlands-Day 12-Brian
On January 27, 1945 Nazi occupients forbid food shipments to the Netherlands. Then on the 28th Sweden started sendeding food through the coast on navy ships. This whole event is called the Dutch Famine of 1944.
Elie Wiesel's father passed away
On January 29th 1945, Elie woke up to see that his father is not there. He has been taken to the Crematorium. No prayers were said over his tomb. His last word had been Elie's name.
Bischofsburg is captured by Soviet Forces
Toward the south of the German pocket, Bischofsburg falls to the Soviet forces. Forces of the 1st Belorussian Front encircle the city of Poznan, and the large German garrison, in Pomerania. Dresden, some 95 miles southeast of Berlin, is captured.
The Death March Begins
All the prisoners arrive in Gleiwitz and are sorted into two directions. One to be killed, one to be sent on a train. After Elie is able to get his father on the train, they start their Journey towards the heart of Germany. 100 bone-thin prisoners travled through hell on their way and acted inhumane in cases of murder and greed. One man killed his own father over a crust of bread. After traveling through a winter snow storm, once 100 prisoners became 12 after arriving at Buchenwald.
The Liberation of Buchenwald
After suffering the worst experience a child could ever experience, Elie finds freedom at last. However, returning from such shock of the violence and cruelty he witnessed, as well as the death of his own father, he never felt the same. He returns from the camp and sees himself a walking corpse. A lifeless soul drenched in dread and sorrow.