The Elie Wiesel 's The Holocaust

1326 Words Apr 7th, 2016 6 Pages
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity quotes Elie Wielsel’s, “Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and human sensitivities become irrelevant. Whenever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place- at that moment- become the center of the universe.” Many people suffered and had to give up their lives during the holocaust. The days of horror and torture during this time is to be told by many different writers. Elie Wiesel, Corrie Ten Boom, and Anne Frank, three writers I chose, all wrote books about the holocaust to make it a little bit easier to understand the real life situations they had to go through while in hiding. If it wasn’t for them, people today wouldn’t know the pain and hardships people had to face at that time. The holocaust was a life changing event that shaped the world to how it now is today. Anne Frank was a Jewish/ German girl who was born in 1929 on June 12th. While in hiding, Anne kept a diary of her time spent in closed quarters trying to survive with seven other people. In the diary, she recorded her growth emotionally and all the stress that was put on her. After two years in hiding they were captured by the Nazis. While they were being captured, the diary was scattered on the floor. The Nazi’s took it and preserved it until the war was over. The pages of the diary were given to Anne’s father, Otto Frank, the only person to…

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