Death of Jaroslaw Mensfelt

October 8, 1904 - October 21, 2012
Debno, Poland | Age 108

World's oldest survivor of Auschwitz dies at 108
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The Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The oldest known survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp — a teacher who gave lessons in defiance of his native Poland's Nazi occupiers — has died at the age of 108, an official said Monday.

Antoni Dobrowolski died Sunday in the northwestern Polish town of Debno, according to Jaroslaw Mensfelt, a spokesman at the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum.

After invading Poland in 1939, sparking World War II, the Germans...

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