Alicia - Chapters 8-11: My Brother Zachary; Bella; In Chortkov Prison; Milek Summary & Analysis

Alicia Appleman-Jurman
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Chapter 8 reinforced the cruelty and incredible suffering of the ghetto Jews. Because winter was coming, a new hiding place, called a bunker, had to be devised under the house. This was completed as one of the young women at the home delivered a baby boy. When word of an impending German raid came, the baby was given some strong tea, perhaps with a bit of whiskey, and left to sleep, hidden in the kitchen, while the others headed underground. The baby was found and shot, though the others survived. About half of the ghetto had been murdered, and two additional young girls, now orphans, were taken in.

Zachary and Alicia continued to sell flints and soap, while their mother went to work as a housekeeper for a...

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