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The Story Of David Levine


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The story of a Holocaust survivor

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The Story Of David Levine

  1. 1. The Story Of By: Emily Bannard Mr. Hinkle/ Mrs. Swortzel In Remembrance of the Holocaust DAVID LEVINE A SURVIVOR
  2. 2. BACKGROUND INFORMATION BACKGROUND INFORMATION <ul><li>born in the year 1929, 80 years old </li></ul><ul><li>lived in Kovno, Lithuania. </li></ul><ul><li>was raised in a middle class Jewish Family </li></ul><ul><li>attended a Jewish School in Kovno </li></ul>Jewish schools David Levine
  3. 3. <ul><li>two rooms with his immediate and extended family </li></ul>His Journey Begins August 1941 His Journey Begins The Germans Occupied Konvo Forced to live In a Kovno Ghetto Where he shared David Levine
  4. 4. <ul><li>David worked in a forced-labor brigade in the ghetto. </li></ul>How He Lived How He Lived DAVID LEVINE ( Source: Yad Vashem, Encyclopedia of the Holocaust, Facts on Life, Inc. Jerusalem, 2000, page 146) David witnessed the In March 1944,Kinder Aktion and was able to save his nephew.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Nazi German concentration camp </li></ul><ul><li>first one opened in Germany </li></ul><ul><li>located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau </li></ul><ul><li>In total, over 200,000 prisoners from more than 30 countries were housed </li></ul><ul><li>25,613 prisoners supposedly died in the camp </li></ul><ul><li>Deaths came Mostly from disease, malnutrition and suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>In early 1945, there was a typhus epidemic in the camp followed by an evacuation, in which large numbers of the weaker prisoners died. </li></ul><ul><li>the largest of Nazi Germany's concentration and death camps. </li></ul><ul><li>Its remains are located in Poland. </li></ul><ul><li>Most victims were killed in Auschwitz by gas chambers. </li></ul><ul><li>Other deaths were caused by systematic starvation, forced labor, lack of disease control, and suicide. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1947, Poland founded a museum at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp,in remembrance of the victims </li></ul>The Separation The Separation Dachau Auschwitz
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  7. 7. In remembrance of The Holocaust