This story is one of a family with the main character being of elie wiesel, this is during ww2 and the germans have just invaded their town of birkenau. Elie's friend Moshe the beatle gets captured and returns to tell the at the germans are going to take the jews away but no one believes him, days later his worsds become a reality and the family is put into a ghetto.
This chapter takes place in the concentration camp when they are just now learning the real hardships of what they are going to have to face during their time there, people fighting Elie's dad and having to take better care of rations, they will learn whats needed to survive all while traveling to a new concentration camp.
This chapter starts with conflict but eventually leads to big changes, we start with Rosh and Elie getting acquainted, not far from that there is the "race" basically meaning run or die' this eventually leads on to elie surviving then getting injured forcing him to go to the hospital, in this hospital he meets a man telling him that Hitler is going to bomb the hospital, this makes, Elie paranoid causing him to leave only soon to find out that the hospital had gotten liberated.
This chapter was very violent and traumatic as we learn one of the close encounters of death that elie and his father faced, while called outside, the guards had decided to do a Jewish cleanse. The guards start to kill everyone and luckily Elie survives by hiding in the bodies with a pocket of air to breathe. soon after living he is faced with another challenge which is endless running or die.
This is a very emotional and heartfelt chapter, Elie's father is very weak from being sick and starts to claim and accept death, this leads to his dad acting/speaking strange and hopelessly, With Elie's might he tries his best to keep his father alive, that is until he gets to his bed when his dad wont stop talking, after a guard tells him to stop, he continues, this leads to his dad getting beat and elie giving up leading to his fathers death.
This chapter, the end of the suffering for all Jews, the Anglo Americans and the Russians have started to liberate the camps, while some dont even want to be free; afraid of Jewish hate and the loss of family some didn't want to even be alive. elie doesn't leave until about 3 days later thus ending his holocaust story