Leo Bretholz touched many lives [Letter]

  • Leo Bretholz, an Holocaust survivor, speaks to students at the John Carroll School in Bel Air. He is showing a picture of himself and Sister Jeanne D'Arc when they were reunited in 1999 in France. Sister Jeanne D'Arc had helped him in 1944 when he was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital in France for emergency surgery
Leo Bretholz, an Holocaust survivor, speaks to students at… (Lloyd Fox, The Baltimore…)
March 22, 2014

After reading Leo Bretholz's commentary on the French railroad company SNCF learning that had written about his ordeal running from the Nazis, I recently bought his book ("No reparations, no business," March 1).

While browsing through the book I noticed that Mr. Bretholz has done many appearances talking about his wartime experiences, so I decided to find out if he had any upcoming talks nearby so I could hear him in person.

That's when I found out that Mr. Bretholz had passed recently away. I'm sure he touched many people's lives and I am sorry that I will not get a chance to see and hear him in person.

Alan S. Warminski

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