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The Angels of Auschwitz

How a Polish midwife and a Jewish gynaecologist helped save the lives of thousands of

Stanisawa Leszczyska (pictured right) was transported to Auschwitz (middle) in 1943 with her daughter Sylwia after the pair were caught delivering false documents and food to ghettoized Jews in ód, Poland. Ms Leszczyska was sent to work in the women's hospital when SS doctors discovered she was a midwife - a structure she later described as 'wooden barracks' with 'numerous gaps gnawed in the walls by rats.' Gisella Perl (left), a Jewish gynecologist, was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. Here, she saved thousands of pregnant women from being experimented on by Dr Josef Mengele.