Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land - Chapters 31 - 36, Old Women, Ilya Ehrenburg Addresses Us, The New Year's Celebration, The Bewitched Sleigh, The Camp Blanket, In Pursuit of Life Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 31 - 36, Old Women, Ilya Ehrenburg Addresses Us, The New Year's Celebration, The Bewitched Sleigh, The Camp Blanket, In Pursuit of Life Summary and Analysis

Russian planes began to fly over and bomb Auschwitz more frequently as 1944 came to an end, which gave Sara and the other infirmary workers a sense of hope, despite the fact that some prisoners were being killed by the raids. They received packages of food which kept them well-fed. One afternoon in November, Mengele brought a number of extremely old and infirm women into the hospital, at first apparently not to kill them. One of the old ladies praised Mengele for his kindness and he then ordered all the old women killed with Phenol injections.

In late 1944, the resistance...

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