In 1934, the Nazis constructed Buchenwald concentration camp, near Weimar, Germany. The Buchenwald concentration camp was one of the camps that eli and his father went to in the book 'Night'.
Margaret Bourke-White's portrait of survivors at Buchenwald in April 1945 remains the most haunting. In the book 'Night', thousands of prisoners died at Buchenwald including Elis father.
The Buchenwald concentration camp was liberated on April 11, 1945. Buchenwald is where Elis father died. Eli was here until April 11th. He became indifferent and emotionless, concerned with only eating.
Buchenwald first opened for male prisoners in July 1937. Women were not part of the Buchenwald camp system until 1944. Prisoners were confined in the northern part of the camp in an area known as the main camp, while SS guard barracks and the camp administration compound were located in the southern part. In the book 'Night', Elis and all the other prisoners were put on a train. 100 of then got on each train but when they arrived only 12 of them got off of each train.
Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937. Buchenwald was one of the first and largest concentration camps. In the book 'Night' Buchenwald was the last camp that Eli had gone to.