Dr Miklos Nyiszli Summary

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In Auschwitz Dr. Miklos Nyiszli, a physician and former prisoner of the German concentration camp of Auschwitz, talks about what he experienced and saw in the concentration camp of Auschwitz. It starts off when Dr. Miklos Nyiszli is taken from his home in Hungary. He was taken along with his family and many other Jews in a tightly packed train to the Auschwitz concentration camp. There they were the Jews were separated into two groups. One group would be sent to the gas chambers where they would be killed and the other group would live for a while, but under terrible circumstances. In many cases death was a better option than the suffering that people had to endure. Dr. Miklos Nyiszli had no idea about what would happen to him inside the camp. Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was separated from his daughter and wife when they arrived in Auschwitz. Men and women were separated in the camp, however boys under the age of fourteen could stay with their mothers. In the camp Dr. Miklos Nyiszli and everyone he knew thought that once you entered the concentration camp the…show more content…
Miklos Nyiszli’s in charge, Dr. Mengele, found out that Dr. Miklos Nyiszli’s family was brought to Auschwitz with him he Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was given permission to look for them. When he found his daughter and wife he was extremely relieved. Who wouldn’t be after being separated from their family for months, not knowing if they were alive or dead? For the next few weeks Dr. Miklos Nyiszli visited his wife and daughter everyday, with the permission of Dr. Mengele, until he found out that everybody in their part of the camp would be killed. He found out that his wife and daughter’s only chance of surviving was to volunteer for a convoy. Dr. Miklos Nyiszli’s wife and daughter ended up surviving for the time being, but there was no guarantee that they would stay alive. Dr. Miklos Nyiszli’s four months was almost over now too. After his four months was over luckily for him it was extended for another four

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