This Day in Jewish History Escape From Auschwitz Takes Shape

Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler's first-hand accounts of the camps resulted in a detailed report on the Nazi mass murder.

April 7, 1944, is the day on which Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler began their escape from Auschwitz, a process that resulted in a detailed report that provided the world with a first-hand account of the systemic mass murder taking place there.