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S: Alicia Appleman's Holocaust Story

BC: ALicia Appleman By: Morgan Wiley

FC: ( Text Here ) | Alicia Appleman Holocaust Survivor

1: Born: January 14, 1930 80 years old From: Polish city of Buczacz | BornBo

2: When the Holocaust began, Alicia was a young Jewish girl growing up in the southeastern Polish city of Buzcazc. Alicia lived with her parents and her four brothers. Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. FOr a Jew to survive this slaughter it was very difficult, nearly impossible.

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5: Alicia's older brother Moshe was the first to die. When Germany became in control of Alicia's city, education was open to all children. All children who were interested in this schooling were taken away to the so called school and treated very poorly. They were allowed to write letters to their families back home. Moshe's letters became cold and strange. Moshe was treated so badly that he escaped. He made it back home and the Germans discovered that he was missing. They didn't want word of their so called school to get out. So they began to search for Moshe. He was caught and imprisoned. WHile being imprisoned he was under very hard labor.

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7: In Buzcazc all the men were forced to register at a central place. What actually happened to these men was that they were taken out into a meadow and killed by firing squads. Before everyone found out what really happened the Germans ordered ransom amounts of money for the releases of these men. ALicia's mother gave the Germans all the money she had and all the jewlry too. She did this in hopes that her husband would be free at last. However, she was un aware that he was already dead. The Holocaust was now heavy upon Alicia and her family.

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9: BAD EXPERIENCES Alicia was swept by an aktion visiting a family. The Germans kicked in the door and ordered everyone out. They were all taken to a train a forced to get on board. Alicia had the worst feeling ever. However, adults in the train car spread the bars to a single window and children were pushed out of the moving train in hopes that they might survive. Although injured, Alisha fell to the ground and followed the rail road tracks home.

10: GOOD EXPERIENCES Alicia pretended to be her mother when the "ss" man called on her. She was taken away to a prison and badly beaten after calling an on of the prison guards a devil. Several days passed and she was kept in a cell were a man came in once and completely crushed her. She had been beaten so badly and had not eaten in so long that her unconscious body could not even respond. Therefore, they thought Alicia was dead. She was taken and lied with the dead body pile. A burial guy noticed that Alicia still had a pulse so he sneaked her onto his wagon and nourished her back to health and when she was well enough, he took her back to her house.

13: UNIQUE STUFF ABOUT ALICIA -Alicia survived prison and escaped death -Alicia survived all the firing squads -She survived just by hiding in the country side -Alicia was taken two times and still she escaped -Alicia is the only one out of her family to survive -Alicia is still alive today

15: Alicia Appleman is happily married with children. She is still alive today. She is 80 years old.

17: During the Holocaust it was very hard to survive. People lived on very little food and lots of prayer. Not many people did survive. Many loved ones were lost.

19: After the Holocaust was over, a vast amount of bodies was found carelessly piled into deeply dug holes. The Holocaust made a huge decrease in population. Especially with the Jewish people.

21: Mrs. Alicia Appleman

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