By Colin Rushton
In 1942 the younger soldier Arthur Dodd used to be taken prisoner by means of the German military and transported to Oswiecim in Polish top Silesia. The German identify for where was once 'Auschwitz': a reputation now synonymous with man's darkest hour. Auschwitz-Birkenau, the main notorious German death-camp of the second one global conflict, functioned for the incarceration and extermination of these that the 3rd Reich deemed "undesirables": Jews, homosexuals, Communists. what's much less recognized is that it was once the destiny of hundreds of thousands of British POWs to discover it their criminal, and to behold the atrocities meted out through Hitler's SS. this is often the real tale of 1 of these witnesses. compelled to do demanding labour, starved and savagely crushed, Arthur notion his lifestyles could result in Auschwitz. decided to head down combating, he sabotaged Nazi business paintings, risked his lifestyles to relieve the anguish of the Jewish prisoners, and aided a partisan team making plans a mass break-out.