This article originally appeared in the Daily Mail.
A Brooklyn tailor who survived the Holocaust has revealed how he came inches away from assassinating a senior Nazi’s wife – but his conscience saved him from stooping to the level of the SS.
Martin Greenfield, 84, is a New York-based tailor to the rich and famous who has been altering suits for decades, with a host of celebrity clients from the music, sports and political arenas.
It was a life he never saw coming seven decades ago, when he was locked up in Buchenwald prison camp, doubting he would make it past the age of 16.
And in his new memoir Measure Of A Man, Greenfield describes the harrowing day that he was freed – and debated seeking bloody revenge on his torturers.
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