Charles Coward

Died aged c. 71

Charles Joseph Coward (30 January 1905 – 1976), known as the "Count of Auschwitz", was a British soldier captured during the Second World War who rescued Jews from Auschwitz and claimed he had smuggled himself into the camp for one night, subsequently testifying about his experience at the IG Farben Trial at Nuremberg. He also smuggled at least several hundred Jewish prisoners out of concentration camps.

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Charles Coward 1905 – 1976 Rescuer of prisoners from Auschwitz lived here 1945 - 1976

133 Chichester Road, Edmonton, N9, London, United Kingdom where they lived