Howard tells of ‘harrowing’ family tragedy at Auschwitz
By Marie Woolf, Chief Political Correspondent
03 July 2004
Michael Howard, the Tory leader, has told how his grandmother died at Auschwitz — and that his aunt and uncle narrowly escaped the same fate.
“While at Auschwitz she had been in a gas chamber three times and for various reasons — once they actually ran out of gas — had got out to tell the tale.”