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Earlier on July 27, 1943, Liesel watches the Jews being made to walk back to Dachau.
Before this, she reads to Frau Holtzapfel, after Hans walks the mourning woman home.
It's a really busy day for Death: The Allies bombed Hamburg […] and it's lucky I'm somewhat miraculous. No one else could carry close to forty-five thousand people in such a short amount of time. (79.3)
(The July bombing campaign of Hamburg is knows as Operation Gomorrah.)
This is bad news for Hitler, who is actually becoming afraid.
Yet, he doesn't cut down on his "war-making" and he doesn't cut down on "the extermination and punishment of a Jewish plague" (79.7).
Death tells us that while the majority of the concentration camps are outside of Germany, in various European locations, some German ones are still intact and running.
Max is a person being made to live in one of the camps inside Germany.