In September 1939, Simon looked out his window to see German soldiers shooting civilians. Bombs from airplanes rattled the windows of his home and machine-gun fire echoed in the streets. Simon and his family lived in Warsaw, Poland. On this day, Simon’s world would be shattered. The invading Nazis would force his family to live in a ghetto because they were Jewish. Follow Simon in his story of the Holocaust as he tries to survive the brutal conditions of the ghetto and a life on the run in Nazi-occupied territory.