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2 Elie Wiesel By: Abby Bausback

3 Elie Wiesel Born: September 30,1928 Sighet, Romania Three sisters

4 Elie Wiesel He was only 15 when he and his family were transported to Auschwitz in a cattle car in 1944.

5 Elie Wiesel Loves religious studies Mystical traditions Folk tales Loves religious studies Mystical traditions Folk tales

6 Holocaust  At selection every one in his family were chosen to die except him, his father and his two older sisters.

7 Elie Wiesel Survived:  Death march  Beatings  Starvation Survived:  Death march  Beatings  Starvation Identification Number A7713 Identification Number A7713

8 Elie Wiesel At the bottom is a picture of him at Auschwitz. He is in the second row and the seventh one over.

9 Elie Wiesel Survived 4 concentration camps:  Auschwitz  Buchenwald  Buna  Gleiwitz Survived 4 concentration camps:  Auschwitz  Buchenwald  Buna  Gleiwitz

10 Elie Wiesel Librated to Buchenwald in 1945 with dad Dad died on a death march because he fell in the snow. Death March: A death march is a march that the Jews had to march in for more than 60 miles. If you fell over you were shot or if you ached in pain you were pulled over and shot.

11 Buchenwald

12 Buchenwald Roll Call

13 Books, Books, Books Dawn Night The Oath The Testament The Fifth Son A Beggar In Jerusalem To the left are some of the books that Elie Wiesel has written. He has written more than 36 books in all!

14 Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel was struck by a taxi cab in The accident caused him to be in a wheelchair for more than one year.

15 Awards and Honors 1978 appointed chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial by President Jimmy Carter won Nobel Peace Prize appointed chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial by President Jimmy Carter won Nobel Peace Prize.

16 Elie and Oprah In 2006 Elie visited the Oprah Winfrey show. Elie and Oprah then went back to Auschwitz together.

17 Elie Wiesel’s Home

18 Wiesel Today Wiesel is still alive, but will never forget the struggles, faith, and nightmares that he himself has been through called the Holocaust!Wiesel is still alive, but will never forget the struggles, faith, and nightmares that he himself has been through called the Holocaust!


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