Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz Setting & Symbolism

Olga Lengyel
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Cluj

The city of 100,000 people, the capital of Transylvania and the home of Lengyel's family prior to being interred.

Doctor Lengyel's Sanatorium

The hospital owned and operated by Olga and Miklos Lengyel.

Berlin

Where Miklos Lengyel had studied medicine.

The University of Cluj

Where Olga Lengyel studied medicine.

Birkenau

A concentration camp. The objective at this camp is simply to exterminate all who arrive.

Auschwitz

A concentration camp where Olga spends much of her time. She notes that this camp is horrible but is immeasurably better than Birkenau.

Barrack 26

The horse barn where Olga is housed upon her arrival at Auschwitz.

Canada

This is a building set aside for the reclamation of valuables from those who arrive in the concentration camps.

The Czech Camp

A camp that houses several thousand Czechs until the day the Germans exterminate them all.

Tommies

The word used to describe all English-speaking soldiers...

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