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Chapt 4
How long did it take Joseph to walk to Warsaw?
Four and a half weeks
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How long did it take Joseph to find the street where he used to live?
Three days.
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Why was it so difficult for Joseph to find his house.
Joseph could not recognise any of the town. Everywhere was damaged.
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What did Joseph see when he entered the town?
He saw that every building was damaged. The place was bleak and sildent, crumbling walls, no streets, just tracks.
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What did Joesph see when he entered the town? continued
He saw houses that were with out windows, public buildings that were burnt out shells.
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How did the people go on living in the town?
There homes were in cellars or dug out caves amongst the rubble. Some people had tried to make their make shift homes look nice.
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What was the only place in town that was lively and well kept?
The railway.
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Why do you think that it was important for the Nazis to keep this place in good order?
There were alot of trains carrying in troops and ammunition and wounded persons, and rich plunder.
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What was on the eastward bound trains?
Troops and trucks of ammuninition to the war to Russia.
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What was on the westward bound trains?
Wounded persons to Germany, and sometimes rich plunder from the Ukraine.
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What does the word "plunder" mean?
to rob a place or the people living there or steal goods using violence and often causing damage, especially in wartime or during civil unrest
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What was the name of the person who was able to give Joseph some information about his wife?
Mrs Krause
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What was the information that the person gave to Joseph?
The Nazis distroyed the school.Took away his wife in January of last year. she was in Germany, probably working on the land.
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Who called for a million foreign workers to go to Germany?
Dr. Frank
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Mrs Krause was a member of what organization?
Polish council for Protection.
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Why did Mrs Kraus believe the children to be dead?
The Nazis sent a truck load of soldiers with explosives. The whole place was blown up and the children had not been seen since.
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What had happened for the nazis to sent a whole truck load of soldiers?
Someone from the attic of Joseph's house had fired at a van. Soldier was hit in the arm.
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Who said" It's no use going on like this, your children are not alive."
Mrs Kraus
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What was the advice that Mrs Kraus gave to Joseph?
to search for his wife instead of the children.
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What was the plan that the Balicki family had made in the event that they be separated and why?
To go to Switzerland because Mrs Balicki was Swiss and her parents still lived there.
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What was it that Joseph found while searching throught he rubble of his house? Describe it.
A tiny silver sword. 5 inches long, brass hilt engraved with a dragon breathing fire. it was a paper knife.
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Who had once given this item to him?
His wife for a birthday present.
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Describe the person Joseph saw at the rubble site.
ragged boy, who watched everthing keenly. He was small. He had wispy hair and unnaturally bright eyes. He was small.
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What was it that the person had with him?
A wooden box and a kitten.(grey) kitten
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How old did Joseph think his children were when he met the boy?
Ruth 15
Edek 13
Bronia 5
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What was the condiction that Joseph would give the silver sword to the boy?
The boy was to tell his children if he found them, to go to Switzerland, and that he was going there to find their mother. go to grandparents house.
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What does rubble mean?
broken stones, bricks, and other materials from buildings that have fallen down or been demolished
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What does brass hilt mean?
Hilt : handle of a sword, knife, or dagger
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what does shrewdly mean?
showing or possessing intelligence, insight, and sound judgment,
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What does indifferent mean?
showing no care or concern for, or interest in, somebody or something