Daniel's Story

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"If I had the power of God, I would wipe the entire human race off the face of the Earth. It's a complete failure. Look around us, a race of monsters." -Daniel

"Daniel's Story" takes place in Europe during the 1940's, as Nazis rush to exterminate Jews and any other groups they feel are unworthy to live.

Daniel was a determined young man with dark hair and pudgy cheeks.

Vocabulary

Kristallnacht: The night of Broken Glass when synagogues, Jewish owned businesses, and schools were vandalized, looted, and burned.


Gestapo: The contraction of the German words for "secret state police". Nazi political police that were organized in 1933.

WWII-Radio

FDR D-Day Address And Prayer by WWII-Radio

"We can despair and curse, and change nothing. We can choose evil, like our enemies have done and create a world based on hate, or we can try to make things better." -Erika

A Walk Through Auschwitz I Concentration Camp | In 1080p HD

"Who were they to decide who should live and who should die? And who are you?" -Erika

Daniel J Gallo

Dennis Rendell - World War II interview by Daniel J Gallo
One significant event took place when Daniel was captured by the Gestapo while trying to hide. He ended up on the same train to Auschwitz as his family.

Internally, Daniel struggled between just giving up and the hope that lie deep within him.

Jewish Ghettos

"The only sounds are the moans and sighs of men and boys like us, who have just lost everything." -Daniel

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"I will not leave them." -Auntie Leah

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Carol Matas is the author of "Daniel's Story" published in 1993.