Escape from Auschwitz

Two Slovak Jews managed to escape and help save others by sharing their detailed account of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Series
Secrets of the Dead
Premiere Date
April 30, 2008
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
International
Producer/Director

Alex Dunlop

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The Film

The Auschwitz concentration camp was one of the most guarded secrets of the Third Reich. Escape from Auschwitz tells the incredible story of two young Slovak Jews — Rudolph Vrba and Alfred Wetzler — who managed to escape and help save as many as 120,000 Jews by sharing their detailed account with Allies around the world.

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