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Holocaust Survivor Speech
Holocaust Survivor tells about what it was like in concentration camps
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- Texas A&M University
- Hist 106 - History Of The U S
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HIST 106 1nd Edition Lecture 16 Outline of Last Lecture I. WWII Outline of Current Lecture I. Holocaust Survivor Speech Current Lecture Mr. Al Marks- Holocaust survivor Concentration camps he survived: o Auschwitz o Mauthausen o Melk o Ebensee: Came back when he was 19 and was drafted by the US Army for Korean War The concentrations camps were not only for people of Jewish faith o of the 16,000 in concentration camps – 8,000 were Christians The concentration camps were designed to keep people while they work and execute them when it’s over Hungary was the last to be occupied by the Nazi’s 1944 Hitler marched into Hungary and took the “undesirable” and put them on freight trains to Auschwitz Dr. Mangoly (a medical doctor) sent him away from his parents without a chance to say goodbye His parents were gassed and passed away July 8th, 1944 US air force bombed Melk by mistake o Lost 600 people o Marks has a piece of bomb in his lungs (found out b/c of an x-ray) Marks was liberated at Ebensee along with 16,000 others in July 1945 The average day in the camp o Digging tunnels where the rockets from US air force were supposed to be hidden o Food was just enough to have strength to work o Just trying to stay alive and work o He was friends with people who spoke the same language These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.
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