This book also tells of the lonlyness her family and friends feel, with her relatives and friends being taken to concentration camps. The nazis try to weed out all the strong men, women and young adulds living in the ghetto. Will Syvia stay with her family and stay alive? Read the book to find out..
Lined chintz curtains complemented the white voile ones, which daintily screened the windows. A low bookcase ran along one side of the room, which was of the same dark oak as the refectory table and chairs. All this gave an old world charm to the room and all was enhanced by the added beauty of bowls of flowers everywhere.
Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand’s elite Navy Seal unit guided the boys to safety through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver on Friday.”Today we managed to rescue and send back four children to Chiang Rai Prachanukrua Hospital safely,” the head of the rescue operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said at a news conference.The rescue teams needed about 10 hours to prepare for their next operation, involving about 90 divers in total, 50 of them from foreign countries, he said.”Today is D Day,” Narongsak had earlier told reporters.The Chiang Rai provincial Governor says the operation is likely over for tonight, and told me he doesn’t know they are about to have a meeting assess oxygen tanks before the embark on the next extractions. They are assessing health of children before another operation commences to evacuate remaining boys and the coach.The boys, aged between 11 and 16, went missing with their 25 year old coach after soccer practice on June 23, setting out on an adventure to explore the cave complex near the border with Myanmar and celebrate a boy’s birthday.The rescue teams had rehearsed the plan for several days, Narongsak said, and had managed to drain the water level in the cave considerably, but needed to move fast.”If we wait and the rain comes in the next few days we will be tired again from pumping and our readiness would drop. If that’s the case, then we have to reassess the situation,” he said.The head of rescue mission Narongsak Osottanakorn speaking at the news conference.SBS NewsDark, narrow passagewaysRescuing the remaining boys and coach could take two to four days, and depended on the weather, an army commander involved in the mission said.To escape, the boys must dive through dark, narrow passageways sometimes no more than two feet (0.6 metre) wide, that have challenged some of the world’s leading cave divers..