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Leo Bretholz
Born (1921-03-06)March 6, 1921
Died March 8, 2014(2014-03-08) (aged 93)
Spouse(s) Florine Cohen (m. 1952–2009; her death)
Children Three

Leo Bretholz (March 6, 1921 – March 8, 2014) was an Austrian writer and holocaust survivor. In 1942, he escaped from a train heading for Auschwitz. He has also written a book on his experiences, titled Leap into Darkness.

Bretholz died in Pikesville, Maryland from natural causes, aged 93.


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