Poland - Chapter 9, pgs. 432-471 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9, pgs. 432-471 Summary

Szyom is assigned to Field Four at Majdanck. He knew the Nazis never intended for him or any of the prisoners to survive. Everything about the concentration camp was designed to bring on death as soon as possible. When Himmler visited the camp, Himmler was very impressed with the design and sufficiency.

Szymon managed to get himself off the death truck duty by saying he was a shoemaker. He was re-assigned to the shoe repair shop. Even though Tomczk was given the toughest physical work, he managed to survive. At night, he would lecture the men who liked to listen to him. The Germans accused him of preaching lies about the Reich, and he was brought for questioning. Tomczk agreed with everything the interrogator said and was hanged.

Beruta organized a secret school for the children since the Nazis...

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