August Kowalczyk



Age: 90


Summary: Polish actor and theatre director who became one of the last known survivors of the 1942 Auschwitz concentration camp breakout as a member among a group of prisoners that attempted to flee the German Nazi death camp while working in the fields, but only nine of the 50 Polish inmates had successfully escaped alive.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: August 15, 1921


Died: July 29, 2012


Location: Oswiecim, Poland