A Fateful Choice: My Survival Story by Abraham Rozenzveig

By Abraham Rozenzveig

How can a 7 12 months outdated boy continue to exist the Holocaust? How does he reach regaining desire after withstanding years of maximum starvation and chilly, with the incessant worry of demise ever current?

A Fateful selection is the riveting, actual tale of what occurred to Avramele whilst international struggle II erupted.

A choice is made that adjustments the process his and his family’s lives, sealing their fates eternally.

Hiding deep within the foul swamps and murky forests of Belarus, Avramele endures abandonment and bad loneliness. yet with remarkable braveness for one of these younger baby, with the aid of a impressive kin and just a little of good fortune, a powerful willed and resilient boy emerges from his darkish and painful earlier.

Trekking throughout war-torn Europe, via refugee camps and an Alpine orphanage, crossing stormy seas and soreness imprisonment in Cyprus, Avramele (Abraham) reclaims his existence at the seashores of Israel.

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Everything must be spotless before receiving new contingents in the cells. After the Schlauch workers comes the Rampe (ramp) group. Those are the Jews who work at the gas chambers when a transport has already been gassed. At a signal, the exterior doors are opened and it is time for the Rampe workers to remove the corpses. This work is extraordinarily difficult, as the dead are tightly pressed against one another. After the Rampe workers, the group of kitchen workers comes out. The remaining inmates are then counted.

I try to go through the clothing as quickly as possible, but 27 I forget that it is forbidden to stand upright. I straighten up for a few minutes and suddenly one of the bandits approaches and starts to whip me without stopping. Then he asks me if I know why I was whipped. I answer: – Jawohl! The bandit has cut me in the head and blood runs over my face. I find a bottle of water and put a wet rag to my head. My neighbour yells: – Remember to stay bent over, or you’ll get more lashes! I bend over.

With these words on their lips they are driven to their deaths. The stream of victims comes to an end, the iron door is hermetically shut, and the last cries of the victims are silenced. The murderers appear and we are led back to the square, because the noon break is over. We sort clothes at a rapid pace in order to make room for new bundles. I sort then carry the bundles in various directions. That is how the afternoon passes. 00. Hearing the signal, we stop working and take our places for roll-call.

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