Stanisław Jerzy Lec

Stanisław Jerzy Lec

A Polish poet named Stanisław Jerzy Lec in 1943 tried to escape from a Nazi work camp in Tarnopol (now Ukraine), for which he was sentenced to death. While digging his own grave, he killed a guard with a shovel and successfully escaped disguised as a Wehrmacht soldier.

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