Jews Escape from Nazi Imprisonment BY Kennedi Koves 12763502660015Many Jews were released from Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany. Thousands of Jews ran from the Buchenwald Camp as the resistance and the American army fought the Nazis - under the authority of Adolf Hitler. There are few Jewish survivors. Survivor Val Ginsburg sent a letter to Hírek Expert explaining his experience during the Holocaust. “When Hitler invaded Lithuania, my family chose to stay rather than flee, as we thought that direction under him would be better than our communist town. I was put to work as a slave laborer in the ghettos of Kaunas. All of my family was executed and I am the only one left. It is truly devastating.” Yesterday, April 10th, Jews planned to evacuate the premises, and the Buchenwald Camp would be liquidated. This took place at 10 o’clock am, and just minutes after, the first grenades and gunshots sounded, and the underground resistance started to rebel. Jews were told that they were to go towards the Appelplatz, as they were departing from the Buchenwald camp. This was when and where the underground resistance struck first. This rebellion occurred because certain people were opposed to the way the Jews were being treated, so they made a plan to annihilate the people who treated them like they didn’t want to be treated. This rebellion occurred because the resistance planned the rebellion. The American tanks arrived with armed men, guns, and grenades. Eliezer Wiesel, also a Holocaust survivor shares his thoughts on the Holocaust. “It was a miracle how the resistance happened, as I didn’t think I would make it out alive. My faith faltered during the first months, because of the events that have occurred. The Nazis treated us awfully, and the image and smell of people being burned, shot, and slaughtered will never leave my mind as long as I am alive.” These events have changed the lives of people all around the world: the people who were...
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