The Question and Answer section for MAUS is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The first chapter is set in Queens (Rego Park), New York. The year was 1958.
The Jewish police were a group of Jewish men chosen by the Nazi's to assist them, many Jews became convinced that if they were helpful their lives would be spared. Art was surprised because he never dreamed that his fellow Jews would assist...
Vladek finds photographs of his family and his family's friends before the war.