Will of oldest known Holocaust survivor remains unbroken

By Anita Stackhouse-Hite, The Porterville Recorder

He was beaten by the Gestapo in Linz, starved by the concentration camp henchmen of Hitler’s Third Reich, left for dead by the Nazis and had his life threatened while the steel barrel of a pistol pressed against his temple.

Freedom – relief from unspeakable torture – was his for the taking. All Leopold Engleitner had to do was sign a document that said he denounced his faith.