The Holocaust From The Holocaust

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Halt! You are a Jew you can’t be out here this late you are breaking curfew (BANG). In the life of a Jew at a concentration camp of even the beginning of the Holocaust you would have heard this if you were past curfew. In the graphic novel, Maus, Art Spiegelman interviews his father, Vladek Spiegelman, and tells his father's story of surviving Nazi Germany-controlled Poland during the Holocaust. When Vladek talks about him surviving in the Nazi-controlled Germany, he talks about his family with his lovely wife Anja and her family. When they have to experience the Nazis, they were put in the ghetto where they made little bunkers, so they can hide from the Nazis. This novel is a story within a story from the Holocaust and flakes of his present life. In another memoir set in the Holocaust, Night, Elie Wiesel recounts his own story of survival and also loss. When the book starts out, they have the idea of the Nazis, but pay no mind to them because they aren’t hurting them until they start to intrude into their houses and push them out into the ghetto. Then, Elie and his family got onto a train heading to Auschwitz, where they didn’t know what was to come. Elie and his father made a really close bond since they were separated from his mother and his sister, to only find out Eile was the only one to make it out alive. Throughout their Holocaust memoirs, authors Wiesel and Spiegelman both include how the Jewish survivors were emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually
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