I will not say too much about Benjamin Jacobs aka Bronek Jakubowicz or Berek Jakubowicz. As the title suggests he was a dentist, but he also is a survivor. Not only did he survive Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora concentration camps, he also survived Auschwitz, a death march and the sinking of SS Cap Arcona, which was bombed by the RAF killing thousands.
One of the reasons why I won’t saying too much about Benjamin Jacobs is because he wrote a book titled “The Dentist of Auschwitz” a book which I only recently received as a present and haven’t read yet.
One thing I will say is that one of the jobs he had as the dentist of Auschwitz, was extracting gold teeth from the corpses of those who were killed, I really cannot fathom how I didn’t suffered greatly from this. However this does show his incredible mental strength , which…
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