Wiesel arrives at Auschwitz. Eliezer encounters the historical, infamous Dr. Mengele. Mengele was cruel doctor who ve is part with the selection of the arrival Auchwitz/ Birkenaw. Known as “Angle of Death”, Mengele sentenced countless prisoners to dear in gas chambers. He also directed horrific experiments on human subjects
Eliezer’s Kapo (a prisoner conscripted by Nazis, police other prisoners in Buna. Despite the fact that they also faced the cruel Nazis, many Kapos were as cruel to prisoners as Germans. During moments rage, Idek beats Eliezer
A jewish woman from Sighet who is deported in the same camp of Eliezer. Madame Schachter is taken for a mad woman when, every night, she screamed (sees furnaces in distance). She proves to be a prophetess, however, as trains arrive at crematoria Auschwitz.