Sam Spiegel

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Sam Spiegel's life as he tries to survive the deadly concentration camp of Auschwitz.

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Sam Spiegel

  1. 1. Sam Spiegel : Survival at Auschwitz By: Jacob Penturff
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>Sam was born in Kozienice, Poland on August 23, 1922 </li></ul><ul><li>He was the eldest of 5 children born of his Jewish parents. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Begining <ul><li>When Sam was only 17 troops started to invade. </li></ul><ul><li>Sam’s parents heard the air siren and quickly fled. </li></ul><ul><li>A mere 15 minutes later, a bomb hit there home. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Leaving Home <ul><li>When Germans took over they quickly established anti-Jew Policies. </li></ul><ul><li>Valuables were confiscated, Jewish schools were closed, intellectuals were arrested. </li></ul><ul><li>Sam’s family left home and went to live in a Kozienice ghetto. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Camp <ul><li>In 1942 Sam was taken and moved to a camp called Pionki. </li></ul><ul><li>He had to do forced </li></ul><ul><li>labor. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bad News <ul><li>Sam learned 3 days later that Kozienice had been liquidated. </li></ul><ul><li>All of its inhabitants were transported to Treblinka killing center. </li></ul><ul><li>His family did not escape. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Auschwitz <ul><li>In 1944 he was transported to Auschwitz Camp. </li></ul><ul><li>From which he spent the most of his time in camp here. </li></ul><ul><li>In an interview he spoke about how he would go and take raw potatoes from the neighboring farm, even though they were raw, they were food. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Afterwards <ul><li>After Auschwitz he was transferred to Gleiwitz. However he would not spend much time here… </li></ul><ul><li>His camp was under attack so the re-transferred him to an Auschwitz sub-camp. </li></ul><ul><li>They hid in the woods for 10 days and finally, he was found and liberated! </li></ul>
  9. 10. Work Cited <ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=Auschwitz&gbv=2&aq=f&oq = </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/idcard.php?ModuleId=10006218 </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com /images </li></ul>

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