The man who broke into Auschwitz: [a true story of World War II]

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The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz is the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into the notorious concentration camp, Buna-Monowitz, known as Auschwitz III. In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a British POW labor camp, E715, near the site of Auschwitz III. He had heard of the brutality meted out to the prisoners there and he was determined to witness what he could. He hatched a plan to swap places with a Jewish inmate and smuggled himself into his sector of the camp. He spent the night there on two occasions and experienced firsthand the cruelty of a place where slave workers had been sentenced to death through labor. Astonishingly, he survived to witness the aftermath of the Death March in which thousands of prisoners were murdered by the Nazis as the Soviet Army advanced. After his own long trek across central Europe, he was repatriated to Britain. For decades he couldn't bring himself to revisit the past that haunted his dreams, but now Denis Avey feels able to tell the full story--a tale as gripping as it is moving--which offers us unique insight into the mind of an ordinary man whose moral and physical courage are almost beyond belief.
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9780306819650
9781452622484
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title The man who broke into Auschwitz : [a true story of World War II]
title_display The man who broke into Auschwitz : a true story of World War II
title_full The man who broke into Auschwitz : a true story of World War II / Denis Avey with Rob Broomby, The man who broke into Auschwitz [compact disc] : a true story of World War II / Denis Avey, Rob Broomby, The man who broke into Auschwitz: [a true story of World War II] [electronic resource] / Denis Avey, Rob Broomby
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