Leo Bretholz

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Leo Bretholz
Leo Bretholz.jpg
Born(1921-03-06)March 6, 1921
DiedMarch 8, 2014(2014-03-08) (aged 93)
Spouse(s)Florine Cohen (m. 1952–2009; her death)
ChildrenThree

Leo Bretholz (March 6, 1921 – March 8, 2014) was an Austrian writer and holocaust survivor. In 1942, he escaped from a train heading for Auschwitz.[1] He has also written a book on his experiences, titled Leap into Darkness.

Bretholz died in Pikesville, Maryland from natural causes, aged 93.

References[change | change source]

  1. Shaver, Katherine (March 9, 2014). "Opposition to Maryland rail line bidder raises questions about accountability for Holocaust". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 9, 2014.

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