It seems unreal for a human- being to run that long on just a piece of bread and soup. This was a story told to young Wiesel by Moishe the Beatle a town homeless who was abducted by the Hungarian police.
To kill people without compassion is cruel, but to murder innocent infants who are new to the world, that is beyond cruelty, that is having no human regard toward the people you are murdering.
Babies, women, men, and children were killed and dehumanized during these times.
They diminished them to machine-like existences that stopped knowing how to feel or react. They prayed to God, asking for the war to end soon. For example, people of Jewish decent were not considered human at all. Dehumanization in Night, by Elie Wiesel Essay The Holocaust was the ruthless massacre of Jewish people, and other people who were consider to be vermin to the predetermined Aryan race in the s.
They left no scope for any expressions of individualism. Most people in the concentration camps entered fearful, fearing not only for their own lives, but also for the lives of the loved ones from whom they had been separated.
What began with segregation and restrictions soon transformed into torture and mass murder. The Jews were in terrible conditions and lived awful lives in these concentration camps.