Freddie remembers the death march

As the German army began to retreat westwards during the last months of the war, prisoners were marched and transported to camps in Germany and Austria.

On 18 January 1945, 66,000 prisoners of Auschwitz-Birkenau and its sub-camps were evacuated, first on foot and then by open top railway wagons. Freddie was one of those prisoners.

In this video Freddie talks about his experiences on the death march.

Listen to Freddie’s testimony and reflect on his experiences during the freezing cold weather of January 1945.

Please note that the lead in may take a few moments to allow the video to begin.