The Good Man of Auschwitz
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🔝 Today’s Feature Story
Not many good stories are associated with the Auschwitz concentration camp and Nazi doctors during the Holocaust, but one named Hans Münch seems like the exception.
Also known as “The Good Man of Auschwitz,” he supposedly developed many elaborate ruses to keep inmates alive, and refused to take part in the “selections” determining who would live and who would die.
As such, Münch was the only person acquitted of war crimes at the 1947 Auschwitz trial in Poland, where many former inmates testified in his favor.