Vladek born on October 11th, 1906
The two are introduced in Sosnowiec, Poland.
The couple are married after Vladek moves to Sosnowiec.
Richieu is born in Sosnowiec, Poland
Vladek is drafted into the Polish Army to fight against the Nazis.
Nazi soldiers take Vladek prisoner. Poland is soon defeated.
Through a family friend, Orbach, Vladek is able to escape murder and hide out.
Vladek is reunited with his family after sneaking across the Poland-Germany Border.
All the Jews in Sosnowiec are forcibly moved into the Stara quarter of Sosnowiec. Jews become increasingly persecuted.
Vladek's father is taken from the Ghetto during a mass inspection. He dies in an Auschwitz gas chamber.