Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz - Chapter 2, Auschwitz Movie Summary & Analysis

Lucette Matalon Lagnado
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Chapter 2, Auschwitz Movie Summary and Analysis

In Auschwitz Movie, when Magda Spiegel arrived at Auschwitz she thought it was like watching a movie. Vera Blau thought it looked very crowded. Zvi the Sailor did not have time to form an opinion of the camp before he was dragged from the line to join Mengele's twins.

Mengele would stand outside the trains and often engage the new arrivals in conversation even as he picked and chose who would live and who would die. As Mengele guided the Jews in two separate directions he watched for unusual specimens such as twins, giants, midgets, and other odd children. Mengele picked Alex Dekel simply because he had the blue eyes and blond hair of the preferred Aryan race. Mengele would then take his chosen children to the twin barracks at Birkenau where the boys' barracks was within...

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