25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients

25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients

Jacob Miller - July 28, 2017

25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Soviet soldiers inspect a box containing poison used in medical experiments. Auschwitz, Poland, after January 27, 1945. Wytwornia Filmow Dokumentalnych I Fabularnych
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
United Nations personnel vaccinate an 11-year-old concentration camp survivor who was a victim of medical experiments at the Auschwitz camp. Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp, Germany, May 1946. United Nations Archives and Records Management Section
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Four Polish women arrive at the Nuremberg train station to serve as prosecution witnesses at the Doctors Trial. From left to right are Jadwiga Dzido, Maria Broel-Plater, Maria Kusmierczuk, and Wladislawa Karolewska. December 15, 1946. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Concentration camp survivor Jadwiga Dzido shows her scarred leg to the Nuremberg court, while an expert medical witness explains the nature of the procedures inflicted on her in the Ravensbrück concentration camp on November 22, 1942. The experiments, including injections of highly potent bacteria, were performed by defendants Herta Oberheuser and Fritz Ernst Fischer. December 20, 1946. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
A war crimes investigation photo of the disfigured leg of a survivor from Ravensbrueck, Polish political prisoner Helena Hegier (Rafalska), who was subjected to medical experiments in 1942. This photograph was entered as evidence for the prosecution at the Medical Trial in Nuremberg. The disfiguring scars resulted from incisions made by medical personnel that were purposely infected with bacteria, dirt, and slivers of glass. DIZ Muenchen GMBH, Sueddeutscher Verlag Bilderdienst
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Friedrich Hoffman, holding a stack of death records, testifies about the murder of 324 Catholic priests who were exposed to malaria during Nazi medical experiments at Dachau concentration camp. Dachau, Germany, November 22, 1945. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Victor Brack, one of the Nazi doctors on trial for having conducted medical experiments on concentration camp prisoners. Nuremberg, Germany, August 1947. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Herta Oberhauser, who was a physician at the Ravenbrueck concentration camp, is sentenced at the Doctors Trial in Nuremberg. Oberhauser was found guilty of performing medical experiments on camp inmates and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Nuremberg, Germany, August 20, 1947. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Wladislava Karolewska, a victim of medical experiments at the Ravensbrueck camp, was one of four Polish women who appeared as prosecution witnesses at the Doctors Trial. Nuremberg, Germany, December 22, 1946. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Waldemar Hoven, head SS doctor at the Buchenwald concentration camp, during his trial before an American military tribunal. Hoven conducted medical experiments on prisoners. Nuremberg, Germany, June 23, 1947. National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Nazi physician Carl Clauberg, who performed medical experiments on prisoners in Block 10 of the Auschwitz camp. Place and date uncertain. Dokumentationsarchiv des Oesterreichischen Widerstandes
25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients
Josef Mengele, German physician and SS captain. In 1943, he was named SS garrison physician (Standortartz) of Auschwitz. In that capacity, he was responsible for the differentiation and selection of those fit to work and those destined for gassing. Mengele also carried out human experiments on camp inmates, especially twins. Place and date uncertain. National Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau

25 Images of the Nazi Medical Experiments: Murderous Doctors and Tortured Patients

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