Vera Laska, Political Prisoner: Power of Resistance
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Three years after Vera Laska joined the Czechoslovak underground railroad, she was arrested at the age of fifteen and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau as a political prisoner. Throughout her testimony, Vera engagingly describes her refusal to feel powerless despite overwhelming adversity. The lesson’s theme, Power of Resistance, examines the relationship between Vera’s beliefs and actions in her experiences during the Holocaust.