I Have Lived A Thousand Years

Growing Up In The Holocaust

when did this story take place

It took place in 1938-1945

Facts about the holocaust

  • The holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators.
  • During the holocaust, the creation of ghettos was a key step in the Nazi process of separating, persecuting, and ultimately destroying Europe's Jews
  • The Nazi regime targeted all Jews, both men and women, for persecution and eventually death
  • At least 1.1 million Jewish children were murdered during the Holocaust.

holocaust Id cards

  • Bertha Adler

Born: June 20, 1928

Selo-Solotvina, Czechoslovakia

  • Frida Adler
Born: September 14, 1926
Selo-Solotvina, Czechoslovakia
  • Gisella Renate Berg
Born: May 1, 1933
Cologne, Germany

aftermath of the holocaust

  • Many Jewish survivors feared to return to their former homes because of the antisemitism (hatred of Jews) that persisted in parts of Europe and the trauma they had suffered.
  • With few possibilities for emigration, tens of thousands of homeless Holocaust survivors migrated westward to other European territories liberated by the western Allies.