Where did Elie Wiesel stay in Auschwitz?

Answer According to Elie Wiesel's own writings in "Night," he and his father were imprisoned in Block 57 while at Auschwitz. He states he had been staying in the infirmary until two days before the libera... Read More »

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Where did Elie Wiesel& his father stay in Auschwitz?

During World War II, Elie Wiesel and his family were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. Wiesel and his father worked as slave laborers. Wiesel's mother and younger sister were killed in the ... Read More »

Where did Elie Wiesel live in Auschwitz?

Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and winner of a Nobel Prize, is the founder of The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. While in Auschwitz, he stayed in Block 57, as mentioned in his memoir "Nigh... Read More »

How old was Elie Wiesel going into Auschwitz?

Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928. He was only 15 years old when his family was deported from one of the ghettos in Sighet to the most famous concentration camp, Auschwitz Birkenau, on May... Read More »

Where does Elie Wiesel live?

Elie Wiesel, a writer, Nobel Prize winner and Holocaust survivor, was born in Sighet, Transylvania, in 1928. Wiesel's best known book is Night, a work based on his experiences in the Auschwitz and... Read More »