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Former inmate recalls daring escape from Auschwitz

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KRAKOW TOURS – Close Window Print Story Former inmate recalls daring escape from Auschwitz By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA

Associated Press Writer, The Associated Press Tuesday, July 20, 2010 9:23 Poland

With every step toward the gate, Jerzy Bielecki was certain he would be shot. The day was July 21, 1944. Bielecki was walking in broad daylight down a pathway at Auschwitz, wearing a stolen SS uniform with his Jewish sweetheart Cyla Cybulska by his … Read More

via The perpetual view’s Blog

July 22, 2010 - Posted by | Krakow Travel Advice, News, Tour Information | , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Tours In Krakow…

    I found your entry interesting so I’ve added a Trackback to it on my weblog :)…

    Trackback by Smart Vacations | Smart Vacation Solutions | July 23, 2010 | Reply

  2. Very interesting story. i didn’t hear about Bielecki before. Some time ago I was writting an article about Tadeusz Wiejowski, the first prisoner who escaped from Auschwitz. However If you would like to exchange some interesting stories about Auschwitz and other interesting places in Poland, feel free to contact me.
    Greetings from Warsaw:)

    Comment by Oskar | October 15, 2010 | Reply


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