Elie Wiesel grew up in Sighet, Romania. Him and his family were Jewish. He wanted to learn Kabbalah, which is Jewish mysticism. His father believed he was too young, but he found someone to teach him anyways.
Elie was forced to move into a Ghetto. His family is compliant and doesn't run into any trouble.
Elie and his family were taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. His family was separated, but him and his dad were able to stay together.
Elie had to have surgery on his foot. A few days after he had to go on a death march.
After Elie's surgery he had to go on a death march. He went to the Buchenwald Concentration Camp.
April 11, 1945 Elie Wiesel is liberated at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. His father died a few weeks before liberation.