How Did Elie Wiesel Survive During The Holocaust

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Everyone has heard of the horrendous period from 1941-1945. This was known as the Holocaust, which was the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II. Jews weren’t the only people killed during the Holocaust. It also included, Gypsies, German citizens in the Underground Army, Jehovah's Witness, Nonconformists, Muslims, and homosexuals. There were few survivors during this period, and of the few there was a Jew named Elie Wiesel. He survived through Gleiwitz, Buchenwald, Auschwitz, and Buna. He clearly was a strong man. Wiesel was born September 30, 1928 in a town called Sighet in Transylvania, which was part of Romania. The family consisted of four children. Wiesel was the middle child and the only son, while
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