The amazing, firsthand account of 92-year-old Denis Avey, a non-Jewish, British soldier who smuggled himself into Auschwitz as a POW. (Many viewers may find details described to be extremely disturbing. Viewer discretion advised.)
WWII POW, Denis Avey, is known as "the man who broke into Auschwitz." On two separate occasion while in Auschwitz he exchanged uniforms with a Jewish prisoner and smuggled himself into the camp to witness conditions at first hand with a view to testifying after the war. In 2010 he received a British Hero of the Holocaust award.