The Question and Answer section for Life is Beautiful is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Guido's uncle, Eliseo Orefice, is transported to the camp where he is gassed. Eliseo was one of the millions killed by the Nazis in the concentration camps.
Dora's willingness to go to the camp is strange because she isn't Jewish. She doesn't have to go to the camp, she chooses to accompany her husband.
Uncle Eliseo's horse is painted with green paint, which marked it as a horse belonging to a Jew.