Leopold’s Unbroken Will – the story of the oldest Nazi concentration camp survivor
What happens when you survive horrific conditions? Your story gets immortalized in books and films. However, in the end death comes for us all and so as one of the oldest Nazi concentration camp survivors, Leopold Engleitner, aged 107, who died on April 21.
Leopold’s life was documented in a book and film Unbroken Will: The Extraordinary Courage of an Ordinary Man by Austrian film maker and author Bernhard Rammerstorfer and he toured Europe and America to share his experiences.
The book and film showcases the extraordinary courage that an ordinary man displayed during the harshest of times.
He had survived three concentration camps and forced labor between 1939 and 1945 after refusing to renounce his faith as a Jehova’s Witness.