There were women jumping on the bed over Ellie and her mothers. Ellie saw that the wood on the bed was going to break and was yelling at them to get off but they wouldn't.
Ellie's mother was left paralyzed after the bed fell on her. She had one month to recover before she was killed for not recovering and not being able to work.
After Ellie got caught trying to get to her mother, she had to near in front of the command barrack fro 24 hours with no food. She could see all of Auschwitz here. She see a group of new comers and talks to them. After they were pushed away she was a big cloud of smoke and realized the rumors about the gas were true.
A few days before selection day, Ellie found 3 girls that will help her smuggle her mother out of the infirmary and back into their barracks without being detected.
Women were being selected to work in factories in Germany. Ellie's mother still could not stand on her own but some how got selected. But Ellie did not.
Ellie got to her mother and into the transport. They were all forced into the showers. After the shower her mother was waving her handkerchief around saying that she did not want it anymore. A Guard saw it and started to yell at them. but, Ellie yelled back and the guard and the guard beat her.