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Witold Pilecki. A Polish soldier, the man who told the world about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. He got himself a Jewish ID, got arrested and sent to Auschwitz (yes that Auschwitz), After reporting on the atrocities witnessed. He escaped in 1941. A British historian wrote, "If there was an Allied hero who deserved to be remembered and celebrated, this was a person with few peers." Before his act of bravery Auschwitz was just considered to be another large prison camp.
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