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gateway to Auschwitz, Eliezer & father are seperated from mother & sisters & him and his dad pass evaluation
Birkenau
work camp where Eliezer is put to work in an -electrical-fittings factory. A vicious foreman forces Eliezer to give him his gold tooth, which is pried out of his mouth with a rusty spoon.
The prisoners are forced to watch the hanging of fellow prisoners in the camp courtyard. Eliezer undergoes an operation for a foot injury...
Buna
. In the middle of a snowstorm, the prisoners begin a death march: they are forced to run for more than fifty miles to this camp.
Gleiwitz
At Gleiwitz, the prisoners are herded into cattle cars once again. They begin another deadly journey: one hundred Jews board the car, but only twelve remain alive when the train reaches the concentration camp... Eliezer’s father dies of dysentery and physical abuse. Eliezer survives, an empty shell of a man until April 11, 1945, the day that the American army liberates the camp.
Buchenwald
the Nazis occupy Hungary
In the spring of 1944
Eliezer survives, an empty shell of a man until the day that the American army liberates the camp.
April 11, 1945
name of eliezers father
Chlomo
Eliezer’s teacher of Jewish mysticism, a poor Jew who lives in Sighet. He is deported before the rest of the Sighet Jews but escapes and returns to tell the town what the Nazis are doing to the Jews. Tragically, the jewish community takes for a lunatic.
Moshe the Beadle
A Jewish woman from Sighet who is deported in the same cattle car as Eliezer. is taken for a madwoman when, every night, she screams that she sees furnaces in the distance. She proves to be a prophetess, however, as the trains soon arrive at the crematoria of Auschwitz.
Madame Schächter
Eliezer’s Kapo (a prisoner conscripted by the Nazis to police other prisoners) at the electrical equipment warehouse in Buna. Despite the fact that they also faced the cruelty of the Nazis, many Kapos were as cruel to the prisoners as the Germans. During moments of insane rage, he beats Eliezer.
Idek
Eliezer’s foreman at Buna. notices Eliezer’s gold tooth and gets a dentist in the camp to pry it out with a rusty spoon.
Franek
Two brothers with whom Eliezer becomes friendly in Buna.
Tibi and Yosi
A young musician whom Eliezer meets in Auschwitz. reappears late in the memoir, when Eliezer hears him playing the violin after the death march to Gleiwitz.
Juliek
Jewish prayer for the dead
the Kaddish