President Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler Chancellor of Germany
SS opens the Dachau concentration camp outside of Munich
This act aloud Hitler and the Nazi party to pass laws without going through the Reichstag.
Named the Night of Broken Glass Kristallnacht was a series of planned attacks on Jewish people and buisnesses.
Auschwitz was a network of labour and extermination camps that was the site of over 1.1 million deaths.
Buchenwald concentration camp is liberated by American troops.
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel was born September 30th of 1928 in Sighet Transylvania. He was born to Sarah Feig and Shlomo Weisel.
The Jewish community of Sighet is forced into two seperate ghettos before being transported by trains to concentration camps.
Elie remains at Auschwitz in Buna a labour sub camp.
Elie and his father march out of auschwitz January 25 1945.
Elie and his father march to Gleiwitz where they stay for three days without provisions. They then boarded a train for ten days to Buchenwald.
Shlomo Weisel( Elie's father) dies in either his bed or the crematory over night. He suffered a blow to the head from a trucheon and died of the injuries.
Elie leaves liberated buchenwald after being sick for two weeks in the hospital.