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  • Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz

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    Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz is the memoir of Olga Lengyel, a Romanian Jew captured as a young woman during World War II and condemned to the death camp at Auschwitz. The memoir recounts Olga's experiences of violence, sexual assault, and near-starvation during her imprisonment. It also deals with Olga's escape and eventual rescue by the Red Army. The book takes its titles from the chimneys of the crematoriums at Auschwitz.