Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz Character Descriptions

Olga Lengyel
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Olga Lengyel

After unwittingly hastening the deaths of her child and her mother, this woman contemplated suicide, but chose to survive so that she could tell the story of the Holocaust and its victims.

Miklos Lengyel

This person, who encouraged the narrator to survive so that she could tell the story of those who died in the camps, was shot while stopping to help a fellow prisoner who had fallen.

The Unnamed German Major

This person was billeted in the author's home, and told her and her husband about the atrocities the Germans were committing against their victims, but she refused to believe it.

Olly

Although the author's husband saved this woman from a suicide attempt on the train car, she was marched off to her death the following day.

Irka

This barrack chief, whom the author used as a model for survival, told her about the true...

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