Arrested by Socialst German Gestapo for being a member of the Poland Boy Scouts, declared an illegal group, Kazimierz Piechowski was shipped to Auschwitz death camp.
There he witnessed Father Maximilian Kolbe offer to die in place of another prisoner. Father Kolbe was executed with an injection of carbolic acid, on August 14, 1941.
Boy Scout Kazimierz Piechowski was one of the few to successfully make a daring escape from Auschwitz and lived until 2017.
VIVA CRISTO REY! Niech żyje Chrystus Król!