Englishman imprisoned in Auschwitz dies

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A Holocaust survivor thought to have been the only Englishman imprisoned in the Auschwitz death camp has died. He was 97.

Leon Greenman, who was born in London, was living in Rotterdam in Holland with his Dutch wife and young son when the family were rounded up by the Nazis in 1943.

Greenman was one of 700 Dutch Jews moved to the notorious concentration camp in 1943 but of the group just he and one other man survived.

After learning his wife and son had been gassed, Mr Greenman dedicated his life to educating people about the holocaust and fighting racism.

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