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the Nazi crimes and atrocities included in this Holocaust
project needs to be shown. The photos are of graphic nature and
disturbing - before providing access to younger learners, parents and
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The Angel Of Death, and other Nazi doctors tortured
men, women and children
and did medical experiments of unspeakable horror during the Holocaust.
Victims were put into pressure chambers, tested with drugs, castrated,
frozen to death. Children were exposed to experimental surgeries
performed without anesthesia, transfusions of blood from one to another,
isolation endurance, reaction to various stimuli. The Nazi doctors made
injections with lethal germs, sex change operations, removal of organs
Josef Mengele did a number of medical experiments, using twins. These
twins as young as five years of age were usually murdered after the
experiment was over and their bodies dissected. Mengele injected
chemicals into the eyes of the children in an attempt to change their
eye color. He carried out twin-to-twin transfusions, stitched twins
together, castrated or sterilized twins. Many twins had limbs and organs
removed in macabre surgical procedures, performed without using an
Only a few of the children survived Auschwitz. They later recalled how
they were visited by a smiling Uncle Mengele who brought them candy and
clothes. Then he had them delivered to his medical laboratory either in
trucks painted with the Red Cross emblem or in his own personal car.
The memory of this slightly built man, scarcely a hair out of place, his
dark green tunic neatly pressed, his face well scrubbed, his Death's
Head SS cap tilted rakishly to one side, remains vivid for those who
survived his scrutiny when they arrived at the Auschwitz railhead.
Polished boots slightly apart, his thumb resting on his pistol belt, he
surveyed his prey with those dead gimlet eyes. Death to the left, life
to the right.
Josef Mengele and the Nazi doctors - masterminds of the horrors of
Holocaust - were found to be psychologically normal. They were men of
fine standing, cultured, husbands who morning and night kissed their
wives, fathers who tucked their children into bed ...
The Holocaust Websites - Crimes,
Heroes And Villains
were established 1996 to promote education about the history of the
Holocaust and assist visitors in developing understanding of the
ramifications of prejudice and racism. The resources include essays,
poems, eyewitness testimonies, photographs, documents, films, literature,