When the Russian Army approached
The young girl from Auschwitz survived the march, and ended up in Neustat Gleve, near Frankfurt-on-Maine in
The Infirmary was a distance of about three blocks from the barracks, but in her feverish and emaciated state it took the girl almost two hours to get there. When she arrived, she saw the patients, half-dead, lying naked on the cots since when a patient came to the Infirmary, the doctors would take her filthy clothes and burn them. The girl had a nightgown in the barracks that she had somehow salvaged from
The barracks leader saw her and suggested that she lie down to rest a while before she returned to the Infirmary. Since the girl had no strength to move anyway, she took this advice. A short while later the barracks leader returned and told her that there was no longer any need to return to the Infirmary. The Nazis had taken out all the patients and had murdered them…
Less that a month later the girl was liberated. She lived to marry, have children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.