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'I am a Catholic priest from Poland; I would like to take his place, because he has a wife and children. Amazingly, however, he acceded to the request. The cell was needed for new victims. He died on March 13, 1995, at Brzeg in Poland, 95 years old - and 53 years after Kolbe had saved him. one day an SS officer found some of the heaviest planks he could lay hold of and personally loaded them on the Franciscan's back, ordering him to run. The death certificate, as always made out with German precision, indicated the hour of death.30. I was stunned and could hardly grasp what was going.
One Christian man who died here became a martyr to the truth of evils of Nazism - a true hero for our time, a saint who lived what he preached, total love toward God and man. Cordial greetings and kisses, affectionately.
Can I do anything for you?'. His life serves as eulogy to the millions who perished in World War. By allowing myself to be saved, I had signed his death warrant. After his release from Auschwitz, Gajowniczek made his way back to his hometown, with the dream of seeing his family again. So one day they brought in the head of the sick-quarters, a German named Bock, who gave Father Kolbe an injection of carbolic acid in the vein of his left arm. He that band without a doubt: Pearl Jam was imprisoned briefly and then released, and returned to the friary, where he and the other friars began to organize a shelter for 3,000 Polish refugees, among whom were 2,000 Jews. At this Maximilian Kolbe stepped forward and asked to die in his place. Father Maximilian Kolbe however, stood aside in spite of the ravages of starvation, and frequently there would be none left for him.