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Daniel's Story Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 Summary

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Chapter 1 Summary

The book takes place in Poland and Germany during Hitler's reign of terror. The timeframe of the story is from March of 1933 through Germany's surrender in May of 1945. The main character of Daniel's Story is Daniel. He is eighteen at the end of the book, but through flashbacks, the author takes the reader all the way back to Daniel's sixth birthday.

In this section, Daniel, his mother, his father, and his younger sister Erika are on a train with about 1000 other Jewish people from Frankfurt. Auntie Leah and her children, and Uncle Walter and his family, are also on the train. Daniel is uncertain of where he is going and feels stunned and confused. He opens up his photo album, searching for some type of explanation as to what has happened to get him to where he is now.

The first picture is of Daniel's sixth birthday...

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