Elie's father passes the second selection before the winter starts. When winter started Shlomo passed the second selection and Elie ended up having to get surgery on his right foot.
The USSR were coming to attack and the Germans mad the prisoners march and run in snow. When running if you fell behind of stopped you were killed.
After doing the death march they then went to Buchenwald. On the way to Buchenwald they would stop and through out dead bodies. There was no food on the train so every time they would through food the prisoners would fight for it. At first there was around 100 prisoners and at the end there was 12.
After months of being in Buchewald the American Army came and rescued all the prisoners.