Couldn't you wait a few days, sir? I don't feel well, i have a fever...
I shall remove your hold crown, that's all
In this chapter, Ellie and eighty other Jews are packed in a train car with out food and water for a long amount of time on the way to a concentration camp. There is a woman named Mrs. Schacher and she is yelling really loud and saying there is a fire and won't stop. This goes on for hours and some people eventually try to hold her down and even hit her. They eventually arrive at the camps and it turns out the fire the lady is talking about his bodies being burned.
NO dad you keep it!
Ellie and his family arrived at the camps and that was the last time he was ever saw his mother and sisters because they were separated right when they arrived at the camps. In order to survive Ellie and his father were to lie about their age and their occupation. Ellie and his father manage to stick together and eventually see Dr. Mengle and they go through with lying about their age. Throughout the camp they end up seeing terrible things such as babies being thrown into fire and Ellie ends up questioning God and thinking he doesn't have anything to thank him for. They go to their blocks and get their head shaved, get sanitized and were given a new set of clothes. They stay there for a couple of weeks and end up being deported to anotehr camp.
don't fall asleep
Ellie asks around the camp what the best station to work at is and he heard to stay away from construction "Kommando". A fat German offers to give Ellie a good place to work in exchange for his shoes, but refuses to give them up. The next day they have a medical examination, in which they're looking for gold teeth. Ellie happens to have one but finds a way out of having it removed. Later, Ellie and his father are assigned to work in an electrical factory, a crazy man named Kapo being the leader. Through out the chapter Ellie has to deal with having to get his golden tooth removed and eventually a man franek harasses Ellie's father till he gives in. Ellie meets a young french girl and a few other people along the way that help him out. One key event of this chapter is when Ellie walks in on an SS officer with a girl and laughs but ends up getting beaten and whipped. They experience many ohter things including watching hangings and other prisoners being tricked.
Is there any sick or dead people ?
In this chapter, Jews inside camp Buna got together to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. During this, Ellie questions God and refuses to praise him because all of the death and pain he has put him and all the Jews through. Ellie refuses to fast, not only to mock god but to satisfy his father. Ellie ends up getting in a different block as his father, and they later have to go through a selection with Dr. Mengle. Thankfully they both pass, but later a list with prisoners number as selected for death and his fathers number is on it. His father gives Ellie his valuables and is rushed off to the selection. After work, Ellie sees his father and is happy he is alive. Later, Ellie is taken to the hospital for his foot and is scared its going to be removed and he'll be taken to selection, but it is fine thankfully
Here son keep my spoon
Throughout this chapter, the prisoners are marching and running through the snow to reach a different camp. This goes on for hours, but finally they are able to rest. It is not good to fall asleep in the snow so Ellie and his father take turns sleeping and watching out for each other. They finally make it to the new camp Gleiwitz and go to their baracks to sleep. Ellie is being crushed and is finding it hard to breathe but thankfully catches a breathe of air. There is a selection and Ellie's father gets pushed to the left. He ends up being pushed back to the right.
All the prisoners were thrown in a train car with no food and water, but they just eat snow to get by. The SS officers were throwing out dead or sick people and they almost throw out Ellie's sick father but Ellie manages to get him not to. In the chapter Ellie almost gets strangled but Meir Katz saves him. They at manage to get to camp buchenwald.