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Testimony from German court records relating to the trials of SS men charged with medical killing at Auschwitz is now available from our archives. The source for this data, Nauman, is listed in Recommended Reading. (See holocaust/auschwitz auschwitz.010)

  • Clauberg, Karl
    Pursued his experiments on live specimens in Auschwitz. Involved in sterilization projects there. (Laska, 222)

  • Dr. Wladyslav Dering
    Dering was a Polish prisoner

  • Dr. Entress
  • Gebhardt, Kar
    Involved in vivisection projects at both Ravensbruck and Auschwitz. Shot as war criminal in 1948. (Laska, 225)

  • Hantl
  • Klehr
  • Kremer, Johannes Paul
    Vivisection. Hanged. (Klee, 258)

  • Mengele, Josef (1911- ?)
    Mengele was appointed chief doctor at Auschwitz by Himmler in 1943. He joined Drs. Klein, Koenig, and Thilon in running the selection process. Bibliography: Gerald L. Posner and John Ware, "Mengele: The Complete Story", New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986.(Snyder) Mengele is believed dead, but his fate remains unknown. (See the 1991 "Children of the Flames," for citations regarding Mengele's experimentation on twins)

  • Oberhauser, Herta
  • Scherpe
  • Schumann, Horst

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