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The man who broke into Auschwitz / Denis Avey with Rob Broomby.

By: Avey, Denis, 1919-.
Contributor(s): Broomby, Rob | Broomby, Rob [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London [England] : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011Description: 263 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444714173; 1444714171.Subject(s): Avey, Denis, 1919- | Avey, Denis, 1919- -- Imprisonment | Auschwitz (Concentration camp) | Monowitz (Concentration camp) | Monowitz (Concentration camp) | Auschwitz (Concentration camp) | Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German | Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Biography | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prison, German | Concentration camp imates -- Social conditions -- Poland | Prisoners of war -- Biography -- Great Britain | Prisoners of war -- Biography -- Poland | Concentration camp inmates -- Social conditions -- Poland | Prisoners of war -- Poland -- Biography | Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Social conditions | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives | Holocaust survivorsDDC classification: 940.547243092 Summary: "The extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into Buna-Monowitz the concentration camp known as Auschwitz III. Denis Avey was being held in a POW labour camp near Auschwitz III. He had heard of the brutality meted out to the prisoners there and he was determined to witness what he could"--Cover.
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The international bestselling story of one British soldier's brave choice to exchange places with a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz.

"The extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into Buna-Monowitz the concentration camp known as Auschwitz III. Denis Avey was being held in a POW labour camp near Auschwitz III. He had heard of the brutality meted out to the prisoners there and he was determined to witness what he could"--Cover.

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