How did miep survive the concentration camps?
Miep Gies was not sent to a concentration camp.
Anne Frank's father, Otto Frank, was the only person living in the annex to survive the war. All the others died in the concentration camps. When Otto Frank returned home, Miep Gies, the woman who hid them and found Anne Frank's diary, gave them to the father. After that, Otto Frank published his daughter's diary to let the world know what Anne had to say and raise awareness about the horrors the Jewish people had…
**Keep in mind that Miep Gies was also a secretary for Mr. Frank's spice factory office. Miep would have, most likely, been sent to prison or to a labor camp. In WWII there were two types of camps: concentration, or death, camps, and labor camps, which did not have the death facilities like the concentration camps did. However, on the day that the Franks got arrested, the police saw here as a secretary and would…
The first document of a Jew before going to a concentration camp was Anne Frank's diary, which was published postmortem by Miep Gies and Anne's father when they unexpectedly recovered it. Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, wrote a book called "Night" describing his experiences at Auschwitz. There are many other Holocaust survivors as well, who are tell their experiences of concentration camps in museums for younger audiences.
Concentration camps that were not extermination camps had the prisoners working for slave labor. Extermination camps spent 24 hours a day killing the prisoners. Some camps did medical experiments against the "undesirable people". The prisoners spent their time trying to survive starvation, deadly sickness, hyperthermia, heat stroke and dehydration.
They died in the Nazi Concentration camps, death marches between camps or general didn't survive when escaped. Most deaths occurred at the Nazi Concentration camps. There are differnet kinds of camps:Concentration, Death, Extermination, Transition and Labor camps. Each kind of camps has got it's own purpose such as holding people or killing them in mass numbers.