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Dr. Josef Mengele
March 16, 1911(1911-03-16) – February 7, 1979 (aged 67)
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Place of birth Günzburg, Kingdom of Bavaria
Place of death Bertioga, Brazil
Allegiance  Nazi Germany
Service/branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Schutzstaffel
Rank Hauptsturmführer, SS
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Iron Cross First Class
Black Badge for the Wounded
Medal for the Care of the German People
Other work Notorious for medical experiments he performed on prisoners at .Auschwitz concentration camp.^ He was known as the 'Angel of Death' by prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
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^ He was a scientist that served mostly at Auschwitz, thew most deadly concentration camps of the Holocaust.
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^ Wiesenthal did not bring to justice one prime target Dr. Josef Mengele, the infamous "Angel of Death" of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
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Dr. Josef Mengele German pronunciation: [jozef meŋeːlɘ] (16 March 1911 – 7 February 1979) was a German SS officer and a physician in the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. .He earned doctorates in anthropology from Munich University and in medicine from Frankfurt University.^ After studying philosophy at Munich University, Mengele went to Frankfurt where he studied medicine.
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^ He had two doctorate degrees, one from Munich University in anthropology and the other from Frankfurt University in medicine.
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^ He earned a degree in anthropology as well as medicine.
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He gained notoriety for being one of the SS physicians who supervised the selection of arriving transports of prisoners, determining who was to be killed and who was to become a forced laborer, and for performing human experiments on camp inmates, amongst whom Mengele was known as the "Angel of Death".
.In 1940, he was placed in the reserve medical corps, following which he served with the 5th SS Panzergrenadier Division Wiking in the Eastern Front.^ In 1940, he was placed in the reserve medical corps, following which he served with the 5th SS Panzergrenadier Division Wiking.
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^ During World War II he served as a medical officer with the Waffen- SS (the “armed” component of the Nazi paramilitary corps) in France and Russia.
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^ Mengele did serve in battle and although there is little mention of the details of his service it is known that he was wounded while on the Eastern front (Astor 28).
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.In 1942, he was wounded at the Russian front and was pronounced medically unfit for combat, and was then promoted to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain) for saving the lives of two German soldiers.^ In 1937, he joined the Nazi party; in 1938, the SS. In 1942, he was wounded at the Russian front and pronounced unfit for service.
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^ In 1942, he was wounded at the Russian front and was pronounced medically unfit for combat, and was then promoted to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer (Captain).
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^ Was wounded at the Russian front in 1942 and pronounced unfit for duty.
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.He survived the war, and after a period living incognito in Germany he fled to South America, where he evaded capture for the rest of his life despite being hunted as a Nazi war criminal.^ After the war he fled to South America to avoid trial for war crimes.
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^ Here is a profile of one of the most hunted Nazi war criminals: .
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^ He survived the war and was captured and interned in Britain.
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Contents

Early life

.Josef Mengele was born on 16 March 1911, the eldest of 3 children,[1] to Karl and Walburga Mengele in Günzburg, Bavaria, Germany.^ Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911, in the town of Gunzburg, Germany, to Karl and Walburga Mengele.
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^ Mengele’s birthdate is March 16.
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^ Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911, the eldest of three sons of Karl and Walburga Mengele, whose first child had been stillborn.
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.Mengele's father was a founder of Karl Mengele farm machinery for milling, sawing and baling, which produces major farm machinery under the name Karl Mengele & Sons.^ Mengele’s father was founder of a company that produced farm machinery , Firma Karl Mengele & Söhne, in the village of Günzburg in Bavaria.
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^ Born in 1911 in the small Bavarian community of Gunzburg, Mengele was the eldest of three sons of Karl and Walburga Mengele.
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^ He married (for a second time) under his own name in Uruguay in 1958 and, as “José Mengele,” received citizenship in Paraguay in 1959.
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[2] .In 1935, Mengele earned a Ph.D in anthroplogy from the University of Munich.^ After studying philosophy at Munich University, Mengele went to Frankfurt where he studied medicine.
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^ In 1935, Dr. Mengele received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich.
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^ In 1935, Mengele earned a Ph.D. from the University of Munich.
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In January 1937, at the Institute for Hereditary Biology and Racial Hygiene in Frankfurt, he became the assistant to Dr. Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer who was a leading scientist mostly known for his research in genetics with a particular interest with twins. .From this association, Mengele probably developed his life-long fascination with the study of twins.^ Mengele's Auschwitz "experiments", mostly on twins but not limited to them, are revolting and will probably leave you numb as they are recounted in horrid detail by survivors.
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^ Mengele, studying the secrets of twin births probably with the purpose of increasing German population growth, did not shrink from any methods in his research.
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^ But the research that most occupied Mengele, to which he devoted the greatest time and energy, was his study of twins.
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Military Service

.In 1937, Mengele joined the Nazi party, and in 1938 he received his medical degree and joined the Schutzstaffel (the SS).^ In July 1938, Mengele received a medical degree from the University of Frankfurt.
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^ In July 1938 Frankfurt University awarded Mengele his medical degree.
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^ By the time Mengele received his medical degree he was a member of both the National Socialist Party and the SS (par.2).
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.Mengele was drafted into the army in 1940 and later volunteered to the medical service of the Waffen-SS (German for "Armed SS"), the combat arm of the Schutzstaffel, where he distinguished himself as a soldier.^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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^ During World War II he served as a medical officer with the Waffen- SS (the “armed” component of the Nazi paramilitary corps) in France and Russia.
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^ Mengele was sent back to Germany to recover and was awarded an Iron Cross First Degree, Iron Cross Second Degree and the standard decoration for service against the Red armies (28).
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.In June 1941 he was awarded the "Iron Cross Second Class" for his efforts at the Ukrainian Front.^ During his three years of military service, mostly on the Eastern front, he proved himself a brave and diligent soldier, and received five decorations, including the Iron Cross First Class and Second Class.
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^ Mengele was sent back to Germany to recover and was awarded an Iron Cross First Degree, Iron Cross Second Degree and the standard decoration for service against the Red armies (28).
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^ Mengele, while at the Eastern Front 1941-1942 was award the 1st and 2nd Class Iron Cross, as well as the Eastern Front Medal and the Wound Badge in black.
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.In January 1942, while serving with the SS Viking Division deep behind Soviet lines, he pulled two German soldiers from a burning tank, and was awarded the "Iron Cross First Class" as well as the "Black Badge for the Wounded and the Medal for the Care of the German People."^ In January 1942, following an offensive deep behind Soviet lines, he is awarded the Iron Cross, First Class, the Black Badge for the Wounded and the Medal for the Care of the German People.
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^ Six months later, in January 1942, he joined the Viking Division medical corps of the Waffen SS and earned the Iron Cross, First Class, when he rescued two comrades from a burning tank at the risk of his own life.
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^ Mengele, while at the Eastern Front 1941-1942 was award the 1st and 2nd Class Iron Cross, as well as the Eastern Front Medal and the Wound Badge in black.
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.Mengele was wounded during this campaign and since he couldn't return to combat was posted at the Race and Resettlement Office in Berlin.^ Toward the end of 1942 Mengele was posted back to the Race and Resettlement Office, this time at its headquarters in Berlin.
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^ Wounds received during this second campaign prevent Mengele returning to combat.
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^ He is posted instead to the office of race and resettlement in Berlin and promoted to captain.
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.During this time he resumed an association with his mentor, von Verschuer, who was at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics in Berlin.^ Another in the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute's eugenic complex of institutions was the Institute for Brain Research.
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^ A special recipient of Rockefeller funding was the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics in Berlin.
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^ Another in the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute's complex of eugenics institutions was the Institute for Brain Research.
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Just prior to his transfer to Auschwitz, Mengele was promoted to the rank of SS captain in April 1943.[3] [4][5]

Auschwitz

.In May 1943, Mengele replaced another doctor who had fallen ill at the Nazi extermination camp Birkenau.^ Mengele was appointed chief doctor at Birkenau by the Camp Garrison Doctor in 1943.
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^ Auschwitz: Encyclopedia II - Josef Mengele - Auschwitz His next assignment was at Auschwitz, where he replaced another doctor who had fallen ill.

^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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.On May 24, 1943, he became medical officer of Auschwitz-Birkenau's "Gypsy camp". In August 1944, this camp was liquidated and all its inmates gassed.^ In June 1943 I went to the Gypsy camp in Birkenau.
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^ In August 1944, this camp was liquidated and all its inmates gassed.

^ Subsequently Mengele became Chief Medical Officer of the main infirmary camp at Birkenau.

.Subsequently Mengele became Chief Medical Officer of the main infirmary camp at Birkenau.^ Subsequently Mengele became Chief Medical Officer of the main infirmary camp at Birkenau.

^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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^ Many Jews survived the war as a result of medical care in the camp infirmary, which was under Dr. Mengele's general supervision.
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.He was not, though, the Chief Medical Officer of Auschwitz — superior to him was SS-Standortarzt (garrison physician) Eduard Wirths.^ German SS officer and physician in Auschwitz .
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^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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^ Repugnant: In this photo from 1944, Mengele, far left, is seen taking a break from committing actrocities with other SS officers outside Auschwitz .
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[6]
.During his 21-month stay at Auschwitz, Mengele earned the sobriquet "Angel of Death" for the cruelty he visited upon prisoners.^ It was during this time that Mengele became known to the prisoners of Auschwitz as the “Angel of Death.” .
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^ During his 21-month stay at Auschwitz, Mengele earned the sobriquet “Angel of Death” for the cruelty he visited upon prisoners.
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^ The magazine recounts: Ganon was taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau hospital, where Josef Mengele, the so-called "Angel of Death," conducted grisly experiments on Jewish prisoners.
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.February 2010" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Mengele was referred to as "der weisse Engel" ("the White Angel") by camp inmates because when he stood on the platform inspecting new arrivals and directing some to the right, some to the left, his white coat and white arms outstretched evoked the image of a white angel.^ Mengele was referred to as “der weisse Engel” (”the White Angel”) by camp inmates because when he stood on the platform inspecting new arrivals and directing some to the right, some to the left, his white coat and white arms outstretched evoked the image of a white angel.
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^ Beppo” and “Angel of Death” were two of Mengele’s nicknames by camp inmates.

^ As a routine, Dr. Josef Mengele -- called the "angel of death" -- decided with the flick of his hand to either send people to prison camp or to death in the gas chambers.
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.Mengele took turns with the other SS physicians at Auschwitz in meeting incoming prisoners at the camp, where it was determined who would be retained for work and who would be sent to the gas chambers immediately.^ Those who were unfit for work were sent immediately to the gas chambers.
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^ Mengele took turns with the other SS physicians at Auschwitz in meeting incoming prisoners at the ramp, where it was determined who would be retained for work and who would be sent to the gas chambers immediately.
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^ The others were sent to the gas chambers.
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[7] .In one instance, he drew a line on the wall of the children's block 150 centimeters (about 5 feet) from the floor, and sent those whose heads could not reach the line to the gas chamber.^ In one instance, he drew a line on the wall of the children’s block between 150 and 156 centimeters (about 5 feet or 5 feet 2 inches) from the floor, and sent those whose heads could not reach the line to the gas chamber.
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^ Those who were unfit for work were sent immediately to the gas chambers.
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^ The others were sent to the gas chambers.
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(Lifton, p. 346.)[8]
."He had a look that said 'I am the power,'" said one survivor.^ "He had a look that said 'I am the power,'" said one survivor.
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^ Survivors have told me Josef Mengele is a second-born twin and they sacrificed the first one in order for him [Josef] to gain more power.
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^ He had a look that said 'I am the power,' said one survivor.
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.When it was reported that one block was infested with lice, Mengele gassed every single one of the 750 women assigned to it.^ When it was reported that one block was infected with lice, Mengele solved the problem by gassing all the 750 women assigned to it.
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^ At Auschwitz, Mengele drew a line 156cm high on the wall of a children's block, and any kids who weren’t tall enough he sent to be gassed.
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^ Mengele came and did his selection where the women that were strong were going to go and the other ones were taken away.
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[9]

Human experimentation

Block 10 - Medical experimentation block in Auschwitz
.Mengele used Auschwitz as an opportunity to continue his research on heredity, using inmates for human experimentation.^ On January 1, 1937, Mengele was appointed as a research assistant at the Third Reich Institute for Heredity, Biology, and Racial Purity at the University of Frankfurt.
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^ Researchers recently stumbled across new information on extensively documented projects co-conducted during the Third Reich by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi's Auschwitz Angel of Death, and the prestigious Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics in Berlin.
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^ They investigate claims that mad Nazi scientist Joseph Mengele, who escaped to Brazil, continued his research into using twins as a way to build a perfect Aryan master race.
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.He was particularly interested in identical twins; they would be selected and placed in special barracks.^ Vershuer was particularly interested in twins.
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^ Separated from their family upon arrival, they were selected to be one of thousands of twins used by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele as human guinea pigs.
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^ Each day the twins were awakened at 6 o’clock for roll call when they would each be called for a number of experiments (61).
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He also recruited Berthold Epstein, a Jewish pediatrician. .As a doctor, Epstein proposed to Mengele a study into treatments of the disease called Noma that was noted for particularly affecting children from the camp.^ Mengele’s experiments also included attempts to change eye color by injecting chemicals into children’s eyes, various amputations of limbs and other brutal surgeries.
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^ Mengele was one of the most wanted Nazi war criminals, a doctor who conducted cruel experiments on twins and dwarves at the Auschwitz concentration camp and killed children with lethal injections.
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^ Mengele was appointed chief doctor at Birkenau by the Camp Garrison Doctor in 1943.
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[10]
.While the exact cause of Noma remains uncertain, it is now known that it has a higher occurrence in children suffering from malnutrition and a lower immune system response.^ Gypsy children, studying the widespread occurrence of facial gangrene (noma faciei) caused by starvation.
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^ On Mengele's orders, children suffering from noma were put to death in order for pathology investigations to be carried out.
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Many develop the disease shortly after contracting another illness such as measles or tuberculosis.[11]
.Mengele took an interest in physical abnormalities discovered among the arrivals at the concentration camp.^ Josef Mengele dubbed "the angel of death" by concentration camp inmates, he sent over 400,000 people to their deaths during his twenty-month tenure at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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^ Therefore, all the medical experiments that took place at Auschwitz and other such concentration camps were done to further the cause of the Aryan race on German soil.
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^ January 27, 1945--and discovered corpses of the 650 prisoners killed by looting SS men -Mengele had arrived at another concentration camp 200 miles to the northwest.
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.These included dwarfs, notably the Ovitz family - the children of a Romanian artist, of whom seven of the 10 members were dwarfs.^ Take, for instance, the members of the Ovitz Family.
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^ From one of the Hungarian transports in 1944, the Ovitz family, consisting of seven dwarves, two children, and their normal-height sisters, were saved because Dr. Mengele wanted to study them.
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^ (D 805 .P7 M6713 1987) [ Find in a library near you ] An eyewitness account by a member of the Ovitz family and theater troupe, all of whom had to endure Mengele’s experiments.
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.Prior to their deportation, they toured in Eastern Europe as the Lilliput Troupe.^ During the following four years the family toured the wreckage of Eastern and Central Europe.
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^ In relatively short order, the siblings formed the ‘Jazz Band of Lilliput’ and began touring Central Europe.
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Mengele often called them "my dwarf family"; to him they seemed to be the perfect expression of "the abnorm".[citation needed]
.Mengele's experiments also included attempts to change eye color by injecting chemicals into children's eyes, various amputations of limbs and other brutal surgeries.^ He also injected his victims with various substances, dripping chemicals into their eyes (apparently in an attempt to change their color).
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^ Roma children, victims of Mengele's experiments .
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^ Mengele’s experiments also included attempts to change eye color by injecting chemicals into children’s eyes, various amputations of limbs and other brutal surgeries.
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.Rena Gelissen's account of her time in Auschwitz details certain experiments performed on female prisoners around October 1943. Mengele would experiment on the chosen girls, performing sterilization and shock treatments.^ Rena Gelissen’s account of her time in Auschwitz details certain experiments performed on female prisoners around October 1943.
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^ Mengele would experiment on the chosen girls, performing sterilization and shock treatments.
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^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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.Most of the victims died, either due to the experiments or later infections.^ Most of the victims died, either due to the experiments or later infections.
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^ Many died as a result of this, either from experiments later on, or from infections.
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^ When her twin sister tragically dies due to the aftereffects of Mengele's experiments, Kor attempts to seek out the perpetrator through extensive research.
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.According to a website, "Once Mengele's assistant rounded up 14 pairs of Roma twins during the night.^ Once Mengele’s assistant rounded up 14 pairs of Roma twins during the night.
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^ "Once Mengele's assistant rounded up 14 pairs of Gypsy twins during the night.
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^ Mengele's purpose, according to Dr. Nyiszli, was to establish the genetic cause for the birth of twins, in order to facilitate the formulation of a program for doubling the birthrate of the 'Aryan' race.
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.Mengele placed them on his polished marble dissection table and put them to sleep.^ Mengele ordered me to undress the girl and put her on the dissecting table.
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^ Mengele supervised how they were placed on his polished marble dissection table and put to sleep.
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^ Dr Mengele ordered me to undress her and place her on the autopsy table.
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.He then injected chloroform into their hearts, killing them instantly.^ He then injected chloroform into their hearts, killing them instantly.
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^ After the child lost consciousness, he felt for the left heart ventricle and injected 10 ccm of chloroform.
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^ The victim was most often injected directly into the heart but other organs were also used in the tests.
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.Mengele then began dissecting and meticulously noting each and every piece of the twins' bodies."^ Mengele then began dissecting and meticulously noting each and every piece of the twins’ bodies.
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^ The final step in Mengele's research on a number of the twins was dissection.
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^ Almost every twin was subject to daily blood withdrawals and X rays (Josef Mengele par.2).
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[8]
.At Auschwitz, Mengele did a number of twin studies.^ At Auschwitz, Mengele did a number of twin studies.
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^ Sounds like a very bad nightmare but this is the kind of thing Dr. Josef Mengele did routinely with patients at Auschwitz.
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^ Mengele, studying the secrets of twin births probably with the purpose of increasing German population growth, did not shrink from any methods in his research.
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.After the experiment was over, these twins were usually murdered and their bodies dissected.^ After the experiment was over, these twins were usually murdered and their bodies dissected.
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^ Usually painful and exhausting, these examinations lasted for hours and were a difficult experience for starved, terrified children (for such were the majority of the twins).
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^ He then began dissecting and meticulously noting each and every piece of the twins' bodies."
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.He supervised an operation by which two Romanie children were sewn together to create conjoined twins; the hands of the children became badly infected where the veins had been resected, this also caused gangrene.^ He is said to have supervised an operation by which two Gypsy children were sewn together to create Siamses twins; the hands of the children became badly infected where the veins had been resected.
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^ He supervised an operation by which two Gypsy children were sewn together to create conjoined twins; the hands of the children became badly infected where the veins had been resected, this also caused gangrene.
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^ A substantial number of his “experiments” were carried out on twins and included injecting dye into their eyes as well as surgically attempting to sew children together in order to create conjoined twins.
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[8]
.The subjects of Mengele's research were better fed and housed than ordinary prisoners and were, for the time being, safe from the gas chambers.^ Better safe than sorry?
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^ He was the monster who personally selected over 400,000 prisoners for execution in Hitler’s gas chamber in his 21 months at the death camp.

^ It was time for Mengele and his doctors to make their rounds, to see how quickly and efficiently Jews were being killed.

[12] .When visiting his child subjects, he introduced himself as "Uncle Mengele" and offered them sweets.^ According to von Eckstein, it was on one of Mengele's visits shortly after they met that he introduced him to President Stroessner at a function with several others present.
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^ On one of the businessman's visits to the girl's house, he found Mengele there, and the gift introduced them to each other.
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^ Then twelve years old, the boy had been introduced to his long lost "Uncle Fritz," who was visiting the family from South America.
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Some survivors remember that despite his grim acts, he was also called "Mengele the protector".[13]
.The book Children of the Flames, by Lucette Matalon Lagnado and Shiela Cohn Dekel, chronicles Mengele's medical experimental activities on approximately 3,000 twins who passed through the Auschwitz death camp during World War II until its liberation at the end of the war.^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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^ The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reported on November 19, 1991 that President Carlos Saúl Menem met with Jewish researchers on November 18, concerning Nazi leaders who found refuge in Argentina after World War II. .

^ He was the monster who personally selected over 400,000 prisoners for execution in Hitler’s gas chamber in his 21 months at the death camp.

.Only 100 pairs of twins survived;[14] 60 years later, they came forward about the special privileges they were given in Auschwitz owing to Mengele's interest in twins, and how as a result they have suffered, as the children who survived his medical experiments and injections.^ Mengele’s experiments on the twins are only partially known.
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^ The twins became known as Mengele’s Children.
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^ Only about 100 survived.
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[8]
.Auschwitz prisoner Alex Dekel has said: "I have never accepted the fact that Mengele himself believed he was doing serious work — not from the slipshod way he went about it.^ As surviving Mengele subject Alex Dekel states, “I have never accepted the fact that Mengele himself believed he was doing serious work – not from the slipshod way he went about it.
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^ The magazine recounts: Ganon was taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau hospital, where Josef Mengele, the so-called "Angel of Death," conducted grisly experiments on Jewish prisoners.
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^ Also not included in the registration were those prisoners who were sent to work in other concentration camps not belonging to the Auschwitz system.
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.He was only exercising his power.^ He was only exercising his power” (Lynott screen 3).
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.Mengele ran a butcher shop — major surgeries were performed without anesthesia.^ Mengele would often perform experimental surgery without using anesthesia.
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^ Sixty-five years ago, infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele removed Yitzhak Ganon's kidney without anesthesia .
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.Once, I witnessed a stomach operation — Mengele was removing pieces from the stomach, but without any anesthetic.^ Without any anesthetics, Mengele cut him open and removed his kidney.
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^ Organs and limbs were removed, sometimes without anesthetics.
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^ Alex Dekel recalls a stomach operation in which pieces of the specimens stomach were removed and another were the heart was removed without anesthesia (Dekel 70).
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.Another time, it was a heart that was removed, again, without anesthesia.^ Sixty-five years ago, infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele removed Yitzhak Ganon's kidney without anesthesia .
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^ Others he might operate on without anesthesia, removing limbs or sexual organs.
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^ Alex Dekel recalls a stomach operation in which pieces of the specimens stomach were removed and another were the heart was removed without anesthesia (Dekel 70).
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It was horrifying. .Mengele was a doctor who became mad because of the power he was given.^ I feel very badly about it [giving assistance to Mengele] now because I helped someone who really did not deserve my assistance."
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^ Josef Mengele, the notorious doctor who selected Jews for the gas chamber at the Birkenau death camp, is shown in the center of the photo above.
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^ Mengele was only twenty-seven years old, but he had made powerful contacts with some of the foremost doctors and ideologues of the Third Reich.
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.Nobody ever questioned him — why did this one die?^ Mengele did not become one of the symbols of Auschwitz and the Holocaust as a result of the hunt for him and the constant media attention devoted to him for decades after the war.
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^ They did not ask to see his identity papers and did not question him again.
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Why did that one perish? The patients did not count. He professed to do what he did in the name of science, but it was a madness on his part."[15]

After Auschwitz

.The SS abandoned the Auschwitz camp on January 27, 1945, and Mengele transferred to Groß Rosen camp in Lower Silesia, again working as camp physician.^ On January 27, 1945, Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops.
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^ In January 1945 Mengele left the camp with the "results" of his research.
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^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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Groß Rosen was dissolved at the end of February when the Red Army was close to taking it.[16] .Mengele worked in other camps for a short time and, on May 2, joined a Wehrmacht medical unit led by Hans Otto Kahler, his former colleague at the Institute of Hereditary Biology and Racial Hygiene in Bohemia.^ Mengele joins the Nazi Party and is appointed as part of the research staff for the new Institute for the Third Reich Hereditary, Biology and Racial Purity University of Frankfurt.
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^ Over the next years and until the end of the war The Butcher of Mauthausen would work in several other camps and continue his barbaric research and torture.
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^ Nyiszli and his colleagues were to be killed as well, but Mengele saved their lives: " We doctors lay there among our comrades under the machine guns, but Dr Mengele - whose race biology work has not been completed yet - took us from among the condemned ."
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.The unit hurried west to avoid being captured by the Soviets and were taken as POWs by the Americans.^ He trusted her so completely that when the unit started to move west once again and Mengele feared capture by the Allies, he gave her custody of his precious research notes from Auschwitz.
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.Mengele, initially registered under his own name, was released in June 1945 with papers giving his name as "Fritz Hollmann". From July 1945 until May 1949, he worked as a farmhand in a small village near Rosenheim, Bavaria, staying in contact with his wife and his old friend Hans Sedlmeier, who arranged Mengele's escape to Argentina via Innsbruck, Sterzing, Meran, and Genoa.^ By 1949 the net was closing in and an old friend, Hans Sedlmeier, allegedly arranged his escape to Argentina in South America through the ODESSA network.
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^ This he did by obtaining a second set of release papers in his own name and giving it to Mengele.
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^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 All Archives » .
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Mengele may have been assisted by the ODESSA network.[17]

Mengele in South America

.In Buenos Aires, Mengele at first worked in construction, but soon came in contact with influential Germans, who allowed him an affluent lifestyle in subsequent years.^ She had settled in Buenos Aires with her parents, who happened to know Mengele.
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^ His work was exceptionally valuable to the morale of the German war machine and towards the end of the conflict Himmler appointed him as head of the Wehrmacht Propaganda Department.
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^ "Kurt" told Mengele that passage to Buenos Aires had been booked for him on the North King, which was scheduled to leave Genoa in two weeks.
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.He also got to know other Nazis in Buenos Aires, such as Hans-Ulrich Rudel and Adolf Eichmann.^ They were introduced to each other by Hans Rudel.
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^ The president's close friend, Hans Rudel, was privy to the secret, although, according to Rolf, he did not know exactly where Mengele had been buried.
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^ But the Air Force needed to know - against any eventuality - whether any changes had been made on the runways and other airport installations, and whether any anti- aircraft measures had been taken at the airport or on its approaches.

In 1955, he bought a 50 percent share of Fadro Farm, a pharmaceutical company; the same year, he divorced his wife, Irene. .Three years later, he married Martha Mengele, the widow of his younger brother, Karl Jr.; she then went to Argentina with her 14-year-old son, Dieter.^ In October, 1956, Martha and her son moved to Argentina to join Mengele.
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^ The woman he had in mind was Martha Mengele, widow of his youngest son, Karl Jr., who had died when he was only 37 years old, in December, 1949.
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^ A year later, their son Ilan was born.
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.Mengele lived with his family in a German-owned boardinghouse in the Buenos Aires suburb of Vicente Lopez from 1958 to 1960.[18] While in Buenos Aires, Mengele practiced medicine, specializing in illegal abortions and was briefly detained by police on one occasion for the death of a patient during an abortion.^ Buenos Aires, 2 de junio de 1960.

^ Separated from their family upon arrival, they were selected to be one of thousands of twins used by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele as human guinea pigs.
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^ And just as the Mengele family had reached a pact with the Bosserts never to disclose the death, Rudel, too, was bound by that oath of silence.
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[19]
Mengele's home in Hohenhau, Paraguay
.He was doing well in South America, yet Mengele feared being captured, especially after news of Eichmann's capture and subsequent trial were revealed.^ This did not end when Mengele got to South America.
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^ Several major perpetrators were never tried for their crimes, among them Josef Mengele, doctor at Auschwitz-Birkenau, who escaped to South America; and Horst Schumann, who was judged physically unfit to stand trial in the 1960s.
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^ Mengele in South America Mengeles' father helped him start a new life in South America, as well as the Red Cross who gave him paperwork to leave the country thus helping one of the top Nazi war criminals escape rather than to be brought to justice for his crimes.
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Thus, he left Argentina in 1962 and moved to Paraguay after managing to get a Paraguayan passport in the name of "José Mengele".[18]
.Shortly after the capture of Eichmann in May 1960 by the Israeli Mossad, Mengele was spotted at his home.^ After the Israeli organization of the Mossad kidnapped Adolf Eichmann in 1960, “the former Iron Cross hero was stricken with panic as his worst fear was confirmed… A few days later Mengele wrote that the ‘situation [had] become unmanageable’” (Posner 148).
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^ In September, 1960, Mengele decided that capture by the Israelis was inevitable as long as he stayed at the Krug farm.
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^ But Mengele had no intention of returning there because Israeli agents had kidnapped in Buenos Aires in May, 1960, the notorious Adolf Eichmann, the SS officer responsible for the deaths of nearly six million people.
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.Agents of Mossad debated whether or not to also kidnap him.^ Since the beginning of 1961, following a failed kidnap attempt in Buenos Aires, a formidable task force of Mossad [Israeli intelligence] agents had been assembled to track him down.
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.However, they still had Eichmann in a safe house inside Argentina, and determined that it would not be possible to conduct another operation at the same time.^ For the time being, the assumption was that the aircraft would be refueled at Entebbe, from the airport’s own tanks - though Nairobi, in Kenya was suggested as a possible alternative.

^ There followed a few moments’ debate on possible tactics, but this was cut short by Shimon Peres, who suggested that this was neither the time nor the place to discuss operational matters before they had been properly examined.

^ At the same time, back in Germany a determined effort to bring Mengele to trial had just begun.
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.By the time Eichmann had been brought out of the country, Mengele had escaped to Paraguay.^ The reason Mengele hurriedly departed from Paraguay within months of the Eichmann kidnapping was that he did not feel he could rely on the complete protection of the Paraguayan government.
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^ Mengele's release in August, 1945--to everlasting freedom, as it turned out--was a lot more fortuitous than even he knew at the time.
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^ At about this time, a typist in the West German embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, came face to face with Mengele when she dislocated her ankle while she was visiting the German colony of Colonia Independencia.
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[20] Mengele was a secondary objective of this operation, but was never found.
.Isser Harel, Chief Executive of the Secret Services of Israel (1952–1963), personally presided over the successful effort to capture Eichmann in Buenos Aires.^ Font size Print E-mail Share 26 Comments In 1960, Israeli agents abducted Adolph Eichmann, a chief architect of the Holocaust, from his hideout in Buenos Aires.
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^ But the organization eventually shifted its resources elsewhere, he said, and Eichmann remained one of only two significant anti-Nazi successes the Israeli secret service had.
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^ Through Langbein’s efforts, these pursuers pinned down Mengele’s location to Buenos Aires in Argentina.
  • Tiffany Polfer on Posner (1986) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.history.ucsb.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In his account of the operation, he reports no sightings of Mengele in 1960, but feels that they might have gotten him if they could have moved more quickly.^ While many SS doctors did no more than what was required of them, Mengele was always on the move, busy with his work, initiating new projects.
  • What Made This Man? Mengle 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.wellesley.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What influence, perhaps early in life, might have nudged him off the course of what could have otherwise been a conventional medical career?
  • December 2009 Archives - Kingdom of Priests 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC blog.beliefnet.com [Source type: General]

^ I think I might be seeking to suffer from it even more, because I feel like I didn't suffer enough when I fled from it."
  • Mengele's errand boy - Haaretz - Israel News 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.haaretz.com [Source type: General]

.When asked about the secondary target by the co-pilot who helped transport Eichmann at the time, he claims to have told him that "had it been possible to start the operation several weeks earlier, Mengele might also have been on the plane."^ Mengele in South America Mengeles' father helped him start a new life in South America, as well as the Red Cross who gave him paperwork to leave the country thus helping one of the top Nazi war criminals escape rather than to be brought to justice for his crimes.
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^ Cisco Wheeler -who was programmed by Mengele-told me that Mengele more likely died in 1989 , within months of the death of her own father-who was Mengele's understudy and co-programmer].
  • Josef Mengele Medical Experiments Involving Thyroid Hormones (Feb. 23, 2006) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC educate-yourself.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It usually helps to make that clear before taking about faith & morality with someone who believes all westerners are for abortion.
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.They checked on the last known location for Mengele in Argentina, but he had apparently moved on just two weeks prior.^ They advanced at such a pace that once more Mengele and his unit began moving farther west.
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^ "Kurt" told Mengele that passage to Buenos Aires had been booked for him on the North King, which was scheduled to leave Genoa in two weeks.
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^ Mengele possessed unusually intense destructive potential, but there were no apparent signs of aberrant behavior prior to the Nazis and Auschwitz.
  • What Made This Man? Mengle 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.wellesley.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[21]
.Mengele hoped that Paraguay would be safer for him, as dictator Alfredo Stroessner was of German descent and even recruited former Nazis to help the country develop.^ But by March, 1959, Mengele had decided that he would be safer living in Paraguay.
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^ Paraguayan citizenship would afford him additional protection should the West Germans seek his extradition; no formal extradition agreement existed between the two countries.
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^ Somewhere along the line, a former Luftwaffe [German air force] colonel named Hans Rudel convinced Mengele that a lucrative market in farm machinery was waiting to be cornered in Paraguay.
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.Among other locations in Paraguay, he lived on the outskirts of Hohenau, a German colony north of Encarnación in the department of Itapúa.^ At about this time, a typist in the West German embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, came face to face with Mengele when she dislocated her ankle while she was visiting the German colony of Colonia Independencia.
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His anxiety, however, haunted him, especially after he heard of the Mossad's abduction of Eichmann and the trial and execution in Israel. Using the identity of "Peter Hochbichler", he crossed the border to Brazil in 1960 and lived in São Paulo with Austrian-born neo-Nazi Wolfgang Gerhard, who was a member of Hans-Ulrich Rudel's "Kameradenwerk".[citation needed]
.According to a senior Mossad man, Israel had received reports that Mengele was in Brazil, but they kept this information to themselves.^ But the Mossad kept this information to itself.
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^ According to a senior Mossad man, they had received reports that Mengele was in Brazil.
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^ The JTA story reports that President Menem received from his Interior Minister documentation that Mengele entered Argentina in 1948 on a Red Cross passport.

.The Six-Day War in 1967 forced concentration of resources on addressing the Arab threat.^ The Six Day War in 1967 had confirmed the view of Gen.
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^ But, says his daughter, his book caused barely a ripple and failed to sell at a time when the stores were filled with victory albums about the Six-Day War.
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^ Meir Amir, chief of the Mossad, that resources had to be concentrated on meeting the Arab threat.
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.But after the war, Israel decided to open an embassy in Asunción, Paraguay—perhaps an ideal base from which to pursue Mengele.^ Israel decided to open an embassy in Asuncion.
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^ At about this time, a typist in the West German embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, came face to face with Mengele when she dislocated her ankle while she was visiting the German colony of Colonia Independencia.
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^ It would have been an ideal base from which to pursue the Mengele hunt clandestinely, but Benjamin Weiser Varon, the Israeli ambassador from 1968 to 1972, had a much more straightforward mission.
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.But Benjamin Weiser Varon, Israeli ambassador from 1968–1972, was "not given any instructions by the foreign office on Mengele of any kind.^ On his appointment Varon was thus "not given any instructions by the foreign office on Mengele of any kind.
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^ It would have been an ideal base from which to pursue the Mengele hunt clandestinely, but Benjamin Weiser Varon, the Israeli ambassador from 1968 to 1972, had a much more straightforward mission.
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^ When the terrorists finally reached the ambassador's office, they kicked open the door and aimed at Varon's head.
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.It wasn't even mentioned."^ It wasn't even mentioned."
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.In absence of a "Mengele policy," Varon's standard answer to tips coming in to the embassy about the fugitive remained that the Israeli government was not searching for Mengele; the Federal Republic of Germany was.^ In the absence of a "Mengele policy," Varon developed a standard answer to the tips that came in to the embassy about the fugitive's latest hideout: the Israeli government was not searching for Mengele; the Federal Republic of Germany was.
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^ It would have been an ideal base from which to pursue the Mengele hunt clandestinely, but Benjamin Weiser Varon, the Israeli ambassador from 1968 to 1972, had a much more straightforward mission.
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^ Also, you didn't answer my question about our past and current government policy of "torturing" our own troops for training?
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His concerns he stated thus:
.
"I must confess I was not so eager to find Mengele.^ "I must confess I was not so eager to find Mengele," Varon said.
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He presented a dilemma. .Israel had less of a claim for his extradition than Germany.^ Israel had less of a claim for his extradition than Germany.
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^ Despite Bensch's breakthrough in Paraguay, his colleagues in the Buenos Aires embassy less than a thousand miles away were pressing sedately on with their extradition request to the Argentinians.
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^ That leaves a mere 400 Calories for a 150 pound person to live on - about 25% less than the amount internees at the Dachau, Germany Concentration Camp.
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.He was, after all, a German citizen who had committed his crimes in the name of the Third Reich.^ He was, after all, a German citizen who had committed his crimes in the name of the Third Reich.
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^ In his diary Mengele gave the Glawes a code name, as he did for all the key conspirators who helped him.
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^ "Those who are slaves must consider their masters worthy of all respect, so that no one will speak evil of the name of God and of our teaching.
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.None of his victims was Israeli—Israel came into existence only several years later."^ None of his victims was Israeli--Israel came into existence only several years later."
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^ Many found out only years later that their infertility had been caused by substances referred to by SS doctors as "vitamin injections".
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^ Several requests were made over the years for his extradition but none of them were ever granted.
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[16]
.The same year, Mengele moved to Nova Europa, about 200 km (120 mi) outside São Paulo, where he lived with Hungarian refugees Geza and Gitta Stammer, working as manager of their farm.^ Eventually agreement with the Stammers was reached, and "Peter" moved in with them to manage the farm at Nova Europa.
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^ The Stammers decided to make the final break with Mengele by selling their farm and moving to Sao Paulo and not taking Mengele with them.
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^ My point is I couldn't allow myself to believe Mengele had been anywhere near me and he had not come up in my memories until a year or so into healing.

In the seclusion of his Brazilian hideaway, Mengele became depressed, egomaniacal, and aggressive, always fearing capture. .In 1974, when his relationship with the Stammer family was coming to an end, Rudel and Gerhard discussed relocating Mengele to Bolivia where he could spend time with Klaus Barbie, but Mengele rejected this proposal.^ And just as the Mengele family had reached a pact with the Bosserts never to disclose the death, Rudel, too, was bound by that oath of silence.
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^ As a wise former inmate physician told me, ''In ordinary times, Mengele could have been a slightly sadistic German professor.''
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^ The plastic card was opened up again, Mengele's picture was withdrawn to reveal Gerhard's picture underneath, and the card was then relaminated in a local shop so that Gerhard could present it for renewal.
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.Instead, he lived in a bungalow in a suburb of São Paulo for the last years of his life.^ It was reported that Mengele had lived out much of his last 25 years in lonely, despairing isolation, that he had fallen in love with a housemaid.
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^ Mengele therefore had to explain to the embassy that he had lived under an alias for the last seven years.
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In 1977, his only son Rolf, never having known his father before, visited him there and found an unrepentant Nazi who claimed that he "had never personally harmed anyone in his whole life".[17]
.Mengele's health had been deteriorating for years, and he died on February 7, 1979, in Bertioga, Brazil, where he accidentally drowned or possibly suffered a stroke while swimming in the sea.^ On February 7, 1979, he suffered a heart attack while swimming in the ocean at Embu, Brazil.
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^ Josef Mengele died February 7, 1979, which is almost thirty years ago.
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^ As a doctor Mengele knew from the symptoms that he had suffered a stroke.
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He was buried in Embu das Artes under the name "Wolfgang Gerhard", whose ID card he had used since 1976.[22]
.Mengele showed little regret or remorse for his crimes, and expressed in a letter his astonishment and disgust over the remorseful position taken by Hitler's chief architect and Minister of Armaments, Albert Speer.^ After one little twitch the child was dead, whereupon Dr. Mengele had it taken into the corpse chamber.
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^ Mengele was the chief doctor of Birkenau, an Auschwitz subcamp, but seemed to many inmates to have authority beyond his position.
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^ What none of these influences explain is how Mengele became capable of personal acts of quite unrivaled savagery, for which he later showed not the slightest remorse.
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[23]
.In a 2008 book about Mengele, Argentine historian Jorge Camarasa speculated that Mengele, under the alias Rudolph Weiss, continued his human experimentation in South America and as a result of these experiments, a municipality in Brazil, Cândido Godói, has a very high birthrate of twin children: one in five pregnancies, with a substantial amount of the population looking Nordic.^ Mengele's purpose, according to Dr. Nyiszli, was to establish the genetic cause for the birth of twins, in order to facilitate the formulation of a program for doubling the birthrate of the 'Aryan' race.
  • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Despite all of his experiments and his work Mengele, a medical doctor couldn't save himself as one day on a swim in Brazil he suffered a heart attack and began to drown.
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^ Over the next 10 days "Uncle Fritz," as he was introduced to the two Mengele boys, regaled them with adventure stories about South American gauchos and his supposed experiences fighting partisans in the Second World War.
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[24] .His theory was rejected by Brazilian scientists who had studied twins living in the area; they suggested genetic factors within that community as a more likely explanation.^ In close collaboration with the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Genetics, and Eugenics, he studied the phenomena of twins, as well as the physiology and pathology of dwarfism.
  • Mehmet Oz, Michael Roizen and Mengele 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.drapplebaum.com [Source type: General]

^ If the former, she is merely an extremely dangerous unintelligent, fat-headed cretin who, arguably, facilitates the killing of lots of people and ruins the lives of many, many more.
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^ The middle brother, Karl, like Josef a more bookish personality, went on to study law.
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[25]

Manhunt for Mengele

.Mengele was listed on the Allies' list of war criminals as early as 1944. His name was mentioned in the Nuremberg trials several times, but Allied forces were convinced that Mengele was dead, which was also claimed by Irene and the family in Günzburg.^ Dering was declared a war criminal but eluded justice and for a time practiced medicine in British Somaliland.
  • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Somewhere along the line, a former Luftwaffe [German air force] colonel named Hans Rudel convinced Mengele that a lucrative market in farm machinery was waiting to be cornered in Paraguay.
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^ At the same time, back in Germany a determined effort to bring Mengele to trial had just begun.
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In 1959, suspicions had grown that he was still alive, given his divorce from Irene in 1955 and his marriage to Martha in 1958. An arrest warrant was issued by the German authorities. .Subsequently, German attorneys, such as Fritz Bauer, Israel's Mossad, and private investigators such as Simon Wiesenthal and Beate Klarsfeld followed the trail of the "Angel of Death". The last confirmed sightings of Mengele placed him in Paraguay, and it was believed that he was still hiding there, allegedly protected by flying ace Hans-Ulrich Rudel and possibly even by authoritarian President Alfredo Stroessner.^ Death of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal .
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^ The magazine recounts: Ganon was taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau hospital, where Josef Mengele, the so-called "Angel of Death," conducted grisly experiments on Jewish prisoners.
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^ Many people know of Dr. Josef Mengele, the Nazi SS "Angel of Death" and a physician (though not chief medical officer) at Auschwitz from 1943-45.
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.Mengele sightings were reported all over the world, but they turned out to be false.^ They will carry out their duties at all times with initiative, involvement and diligence with common sense and within the framework of their authority, while prepared to bear responsibility for their conduct.

^ Some of the reports attached to the dossiers pointed out that they were "ardent Nazis."
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^ By the summer of 1976 they knew precisely who Mengele was, clued by the false identity card, the "Mengele" catalogue, the conflicting war stories.
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In 1985, the German police raided Hans Sedlmeier's house in Günzburg and seized address books, letters, and papers hinting at the grave in Embu. .Mengele was exhumed on 6 June 1985 and identified with high probability by forensic experts from UNICAMP.^ During the June 1985 forensic examination of the bones unearthed in Embu, Brazil, no evidence of osteomyelitis was found.
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.Rolf Mengele issued a statement saying that he "had no doubt it was the remains of his father".[17] Everything was kept quiet "to protect those who knew him in South America", Rolf said.^ Several major perpetrators were never tried for their crimes, among them Josef Mengele, doctor at Auschwitz-Birkenau, who escaped to South America; and Horst Schumann, who was judged physically unfit to stand trial in the 1960s.
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^ For the next four years Mengele was effectively Karl Heinz's father, a tie that was to form the basis of a relationship that became closer than that with his own son, Rolf.
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^ At that moment Rolf Mengele resolved to explore every stage of the rise and fall of his father, Josef.
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In 1992, a DNA test confirmed Mengele's identity. He had evaded capture for 34 years.
.After the exhumation, the São Paulo Institute for Forensic Medicine stored his remains and attempted to repatriate them to the remaining Mengele family members.^ A new book, based on Mengele's diaries and correspondence and the recollections o his surviving friends and Family members, details how Mengele escaped from the Allies--and from every other attempt to capture him and bring him to justice.
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^ Mengele need hardly have worried because the West Germans were not giving the slightest importance to following any members of his family.
  • How Josef Mengele Cheated Justice, Chicago Tribune Magazine, May 18, 1986 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Although Mengele attempted to justify the imprisonment of Jews and the conditions in the camps, other members of the Mengele family were realists, and they knew that his capture would mean certain execution.
  • How Josef Mengele Cheated Justice, Chicago Tribune Magazine, May 18, 1986 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: Original source]

The bones have remained in the custody of Dr. Rubens Maluf, owing to the family's refusal to accept them.[26]

In the 21st century

.On September 17, 2007, the U.S. Holocaust Museum released photographs taken from a photo album of Auschwitz staff, which contained eight photographs of Mengele.^ The magazine recounts: Ganon was taken to the Auschwitz-Birkenau hospital, where Josef Mengele, the so-called "Angel of Death," conducted grisly experiments on Jewish prisoners.
  • December 2009 Archives - Kingdom of Priests 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC blog.beliefnet.com [Source type: General]

^ If this photograph was taken recently, the first three or four rows of twins were born after Mengele was permanently disbarred from practicing medicine.
  • FARK.com: (4158869) Nazi doctor Josef Mengele created 'town of twins' in South America. Who the hell knew 'The Boys From Brazil' was a documentary? (pic) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.fark.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.These eight photos of Mengele are the first authenticated pictures of him at Auschwitz, USHM museum officials said.^ [Mengele had been officially transferred to Gross Rosen together with several other Auschwitz doctors.
  • How Josef Mengele Cheated Justice, Chicago Tribune Magazine, May 18, 1986 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Mengele did not become one of the symbols of Auschwitz and the Holocaust as a result of the hunt for him and the constant media attention devoted to him for decades after the war.
  • degob.org 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC degob.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mengele recognized that Auschwitz would permit him to pursue his mentor's dream.
  • What Made This Man? Mengle 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.wellesley.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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See also

References

  1. ^ Stefan Kanfer and Peter Carls. "The Life and Crimes of a Nazi Doctor". People. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20091148,00.html. 
  2. ^ "The Gunzburg Clan" Time, 24 June 1985
  3. ^ "Josef Mengele". United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10007060. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Josef Mengele, ruthless Nazi concentration camp doctor - The Crime Library - Crime Library on". Trutv.com. http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/history/mengele/nazi_3.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  5. ^ "Dr. Josef Mengele, ruthless Nazi concentration camp doctor - The Crime Library - Crime Library on". Trutv.com. http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/history/mengele/3b.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  6. ^ "Eduard Wirths". Wsg-hist.uni-linz.ac.at. http://www.wsg-hist.uni-linz.ac.at/Auschwitz/HTML/Wirths.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  7. ^ "Essay by Robert Jay Lifton". Wellesley.edu. 1985-07-21. http://www.wellesley.edu/Polisci/wj/100/mengle.htm. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  8. ^ a b c d Bülow, Louis, Josef Mengele, Angel of Death, http://www.auschwitz.dk/Mengele.htm, retrieved 2008-12-16 
  9. ^ Mengele - The Final Account. [Documentary]. New York City, United States: History Channel. 2008-07-12. 
  10. ^ "Page 296-297". Holocaust-history.org. 2005-07-23. http://www.holocaust-history.org/lifton/LiftonT296.shtml. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  11. ^ "German article at". Shoa.de. http://www.shoa.de/p_josef_mengele.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  12. ^ Nyiszli, Miklos (1993-09-01). Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account. Arcade Publishing. ISBN 1559702028. 
  13. ^ Lagnado, Lucette Matalon; Sheila Cohn Dekel (1991). Children of the Flames. 
  14. ^ "Josef Mengele and Experimentation on Human Twins at Auschwitz". Longwood.k12.ny.us. http://www.longwood.k12.ny.us/lhs/science/mos/twins/mengele.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  15. ^ "Dr. Josef Mengele, ruthless Nazi concentration camp doctor - The Crime Library on truTV.com". Crimelibrary.com. http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_killers/history/mengele/research_5.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  16. ^ a b Chicago Tribune Magazine "How Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele cheated justice for 34 years" by Gerald L. Posner and John Ware, May 18, 1986.
  17. ^ a b c Völklein, Ulrich (1999). Josef Mengele: Der Arzt von Auschwitz. Steidl. ISBN 3882436859. 
  18. ^ a b Harel, Isser (1975-06-02). The House on Garibaldi Street. Viking Press. p. 194. ISBN 0670380288. 
  19. ^ Nathaniel C. Nash (1992-02-11). "Mengele an Abortionist, Argentine Files Suggest". New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CEFDF1E39F932A25751C0A964958260&scp=1&sq=Mengele&st=nyt. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  20. ^ Israeli Mossad let Nazi Mengele get away
  21. ^ [Harel, Isser (1975). The house on Garibaldi Street: the first full account of the capture of Adolf Eichmann. .New York: Viking Press.^ New York, 2000, Cooper Square Press.
    • degob.org 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC degob.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ New York: The Free Press, 1978, and London: Macmillan Publishing Company.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (New York : New York University Press, 1990) Mu"ller, Filip.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ISBN 0-670-38028-8.
     ]
  22. ^ "Scientists Decide Brazil Skeleton Is Josef Mengele.". New York Times. July 22, 1985. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F20C14FF3A5D0C718EDDAF0894DD484D81&scp=5&sq=Josef+Mengele&st=nyt. Retrieved 2008-03-21. "American, Brazilian and West German scientists announced jointly today that a skeleton recently exhumed from a graveyard near here was unquestionably that of Dr. Josef Mengele. A separate report by American experts concluded that the bones were those of the long-sought Nazi death-camp doctor 'within a reasonable scientific certainty.' ..." 
  23. ^ "Josef Mengele in Brazil: "Angel of Death" Diary Shows No Regrets - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International". Spiegel.de. http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/0,1518,330311-2,00.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  24. ^ Evans, Nick (2009-01-21). "Nazi angel of death Josef Mengele 'created twin town in Brazil'". Telegraph.co.uk. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/brazil/4307262/Nazi-angel-of-death-Josef-Mengele-created-twin-town-in-Brazil.html. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  25. ^ Linda Geddes: Nazi 'Angel of Death' not responsible for town of twins New Scientist online, 27 January 2009
  26. ^ By MARLISE SIMONS, Special to the New York Times (1988-03-14). "Remains of Mengele Rest Uneasily in Brazil". New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE0D7153CF937A25750C0A96E948260. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  27. ^ "Collections | Auschwitz through the lens of the SS: Photos of Nazi leadership at the camp". Ushmm.org. 1944-06-21. http://www.ushmm.org/research/collections/highlights/auschwitz/. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 

Further reading

  • Astor, Gerald (1986). .LAST NAZI: LIFE AND TIMES OF DOCTOR JOSEPH MENGELE.^ It was in this distracted frame of mind that Mengele left his bungalow for the last time.
    • How Josef Mengele Cheated Justice, Chicago Tribune Magazine, May 18, 1986 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Over the last eight years, while conducting research for a book on Nazi doctors, I have sought answers to these questions.
    • What Made This Man? Mengle 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.wellesley.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ At this time he also joined the NS Arztebund, the physicians' association, an imperative for any aspiring Nazi doctor.
    • Mengele: The Complete Story 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Weidenfeld & N. ISBN 0-297-78853-1.
     
  • Harel, Isser (1975). The House on Garibaldi Street: the First Full Account of the Capture of Adolf Eichmann. .New York: Viking Press.^ New York, 2000, Cooper Square Press.
    • degob.org 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC degob.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ New York: The Free Press, 1978, and London: Macmillan Publishing Company.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (New York : New York University Press, 1990) Mu"ller, Filip.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ISBN 0-670-38028-8.
     
  • Lieberman, Herbert A. (1978). The Climate of Hell. New York: Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-671-82236-5. 
  • Levin, Ira (1991). Boys from Brazil, The. London: Bantam. ISBN 0-553-29004-5. 
  • Miklos Nyiszli's At Last the Truth About Eichmann's Inferno Auschwitz and Auschwitz—A doctor’s eyewitness account describes his experience working involuntarily for Mengele.
  • Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Ausch by Lucette Matalon Lagado and Sheila Cohn Dekel—a collection of witness accounts pieced together in a biography of sorts about Dr. Mengele and his experiments.
  • Ware, John; Posner, Gerald (1986). .Mengele: The Complete Story.^ Bibliography: Gerald L. Posner and John Ware, "Mengele: The Complete Story", New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Mengele: The Complete Story .
    • Mengele: The Complete Story 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Excerpted from "Mengele: The Complete Story" by Gerald L. Posner and John Ware.
    • How Josef Mengele Cheated Justice, Chicago Tribune Magazine, May 18, 1986 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.posner.com [Source type: Original source]

    .New York: McGraw-Hill.^ Bibliography: Gerald L. Posner and John Ware, "Mengele: The Complete Story", New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986.
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ISBN 0-07-050598-5.
     

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From Wikiquote

The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.
Dr. Josef Mengele (March 16, 1911February 7, 1979) was a German SS officer and a physician in the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. .He gained notoriety chiefly for being one of the SS physicians who supervised the selection of arriving transports of prisoners, determining who was to be killed and who was to become a forced labourer, and for performing human experiments on camp inmates, amongst whom Mengele was known as the Angel of Death.^ Josef Mengele, often known as the Angel of Death, was a Nazi doctor at the Auschwitz Death Camps.
  • Questions about Josef Mengele - Ask.com 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ There, he began performing twisted experiments on prisoners in the camp.
  • Mengele, Josef - The Free Information Society 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mengele, Josef Biography - S9.com 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.s9.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He supervised the selection of arriving transports of prisoners, determining who would be killed immediately and who would become a forced laborer.
  • Mohanjith 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC mohanjith.net [Source type: General]

.After the war, he first hid in Germany under an assumed name, then escaped and lived in South America, first in Argentina (until 1959) and finally in Brazil, in the cities of Serra Negra, Moji das Cruzes, and then died in Bertioga, where he drowned in the sea after suffering a stroke.^ Eluded capture after World War II, escaping to South America.
  • Mengele, Josef Biography - S9.com 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.s9.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1979 he drowned off the coast of Bertioga, Brazil, after an apparent stroke.
  • The Smart Set: Mengele in Paraguay - February 5, 2008 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.thesmartset.com [Source type: Original source]
  • The Smart Set: Mengele in Paraguay - February 5, 2008 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.thesmartset.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He escaped and lived in South America undiscovered until after his death at 68 in 1979 in Brazil.
  • JapanFocus 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.japanfocus.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Christopher Reed: the Abominable Dr. Ishii 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.counterpunch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Christopher Reed: the Abominable Dr. Ishii 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.counterpunch.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.His identity was confirmed by forensic experts from UNICAMP using DNA testing on his remains.^ He was later confirmed using DNA testing on his remains.
  • WikiAnswers - Who was Dr. Josef Mengele 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1992, a DNA test confirmed Mengele´s identity.

^ In 1992 DNA tests confirmed his identity.
  • Who was the evil doctor in the Holocaust times that performed horrific tests on ... 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.funtrivia.com [Source type: General]

Sourced

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I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work...He was exercising power.
^ I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work...He was exercising power.
  • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But in reality, all Mengele was really doing was exercising his power, never for real scientific research.
  • Doctor Josef Mengele: 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.angelfire.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work ...
  • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Major surgery was performed without anaesthetic.^ Major surgery was performed without anaesthetic.
  • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Several accounts of camp survivors depict Mengele as killing in a dispassionate, medical way "as though he were performing regular surgery… without showing any emotion at all."
  • History of abortion - Hitler, Planned Parenthood & Margaret Sanger 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.lifedynamics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He made experimental surgeries performed without anesthesia, transfusions of blood from one twin to another, isolation endurance, reaction to various stimuli.
  • Worst Clinical trials : Part 2: Worst Nazi Human Experimentation in Twins | Pharmainfo.net 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pharmainfo.net [Source type: General]

.Once I witnessed a stomach operation - Mengele was removing pieces from the stomach, but without any anaesthesia.^ Once I witnessed a stomach operation — Mengele was removing pieces from the stomach, but without any anaesthesia.
  • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Once I witnessed a stomach operation - Mengele was removing pieces from the stomach, but without any anaesthesia.
  • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sixty-five years ago, infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele removed Yitzhak Ganon’s kidney without anesthesia.
  • Victim of Mengele avoided doctors for decades : The Informer 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.americanpress.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It was horrifying. ~ .Alex Dekel
  • There can't be two smart peoples in the world.^ "There can't be two smart peoples in the world.

    ^ Alex Dekel There can't be two smart peoples in the world.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Just think there could be many more people in this world if he wouldn’t have done that.
    • Dr. Josef Mengele: The Angel of Death | Quazen 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC quazen.com [Source type: General]

    .We're going to win the war, so only the Aryan race will stand.^ We're winning the war.

    ^ We're going to win the war, so only the Aryan race will stand.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We're going to win the war, so only the Aryan race will stand."

    .
    • As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.^ Read Joe Rosenblum's account of two conversations he overheard between Mengele and the other doctors who worked with Mengele in Auschwitz: .

      ^ As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.
      • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Defy the Darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele " by Joe Rosenblum with David Kohn, Praeger Publishers, 2001.

      .192
  • Even the Russians are fighting us.^ "Even the Russians are fighting us.

    ^ Even the Russians are fighting us.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There are even some Jewish brigades fighting us.

    .They've brought in Jewish pilots, nurses, and doctors.^ They've brought in Jewish pilots, nurses, and doctors.

    ^ They work right next to us in those camps, those Jewish pilots.

    .Everybody's ganging up on us.^ Everybody's ganging up on us.

    .We didn't think it would happen this way.^ We didn't think it would happen this way."

    ^ We didn't think it would happen this way.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Now, what do you think would have happened if Hitler could have traded in his Zyklon B gas for the bomb - read on...

    .
    • As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.^ Read Joe Rosenblum's account of two conversations he overheard between Mengele and the other doctors who worked with Mengele in Auschwitz: .

      ^ As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.
      • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Defy the Darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele " by Joe Rosenblum with David Kohn, Praeger Publishers, 2001.

      .192
  • The Jewish people, no matter where they are, they become the best in the world.^ "The Jewish people, no matter where they are, they become the best in the world.

    ^ "No matter how bad Rosemary thinks things are, they're actually much, much worse," David Streitfeld noted in the Washington Post .
    • 'Rosemary's Baby' Author Ira Levin Dies - He also wrote 'Stepford Wives,' 'The Boys From Brazil' - Zap2it 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.zap2it.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Microwave photons heat tissue, but they do not come close to the energy needed to break chemical bonds, no matter how intense the radiation.
    • electromagnetic field (EMF), electromagnetic radiation - The Skeptic's Dictionary - Skepdic.com 16 September 2009 23:50 UTC www.skepdic.com [Source type: Academic]

    .
    • As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.^ Read Joe Rosenblum's account of two conversations he overheard between Mengele and the other doctors who worked with Mengele in Auschwitz: .

      ^ As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p.
      • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Defy the Darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele " by Joe Rosenblum with David Kohn, Praeger Publishers, 2001.

      .192
  • The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.^ The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.” - Dr .
    • AMERICA’S HAITIAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF: A MK ULTRA HUMANITARIAN ILLUSION « In Search of Black Assassins 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC mindcontrolblackassassins.wordpress.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Jump to: navigation , search The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • As quoted in Surfing the Tao : A Revolution of Free Will (2004) by Angela V. Michaels
  • Away with this shit! .
    • To people who were about to be sent to gas chambers, as quoted in People in Auschwitz (2004) by Hermann Langbein and Henry Friedlander, p.^ Those who were unfit for work were sent immediately to the gas chambers.
      • Jews arriving at Auschwitz-Birkenau - Dr. Josef Mengele made selections for gas chamber 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.scrapbookpages.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Two women who were sent to the left to the gas chamber .
      • Jews arriving at Auschwitz-Birkenau - Dr. Josef Mengele made selections for gas chamber 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.scrapbookpages.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ The others were sent to the gas chambers.
      • degob.org 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC degob.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • Mengele was known as a manic collector of things human, including dwarf corpses, gallstones, and eyes.^ Mengele was known as a manic collector of things human, including dwarf corpses, gallstones, and eyes.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As the Ovitzes were put aside to be added to Mengele's 'human zoo', eleven neighbours from their village clung to them, claiming they were related to the dwarfs.
    • Mengele and the Family of Dwarfs: Yehuda Koren Tells One Family's Remarkable Story of Surviving Auschwitz 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.questia.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Seen as immoral and scientifically dubious, Mengele's work included placing human beings in pressure chambers, freezing them to death, testing drugs on them and castrating them.
    • Inhumane Experiments on Children in America - La Leva di Archimede (ENG) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.laleva.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .His fascination with eyes led to the infamous experiments in which he injected various substances into the eyes of brown-eyed Jewish children in an attempt to make them Nordic (blue).^ Mengele injected chemicals into the eyes of children in an attempt to change their eye color.

    ^ He injected chemical substances into wombs during his experiments.

    ^ He also injected his victims with various substances, dripping chemicals into their eyes (apparently in an attempt to change their color).
    • HOLOCAUST FAQ: Auschwitz-Birkenau: Layman's Guide (2/2) 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • Bettina Beech, as quoted in Race & Research : Perspectives on Minority Participation in Health Studies‎ (2004) by Bettina M. Beech and Maurine Goodman, p.^ Bettina Beech, as quoted in Race & Research : Perspectives on Minority Participation in Health Studies‎ (2004) by Bettina M. Beech and Maurine Goodman, p.
      • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work ...^ I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work...He was exercising power.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I have never accepted that Mengele believed he was doing serious medical work ...
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As surviving Mengele subject Alex Dekel states, “I have never accepted the fact that Mengele himself believed he was doing serious work – not from the slipshod way he went about it.
    • Essays.cc - Josef Mengele 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.essays.cc [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    He was exercising power. .Major surgery was performed without anaesthetic.^ He made experimental surgeries performed without anesthesia, transfusions of blood from one twin to another, isolation endurance, reaction to various stimuli.
    • Worst Clinical trials : Part 2: Worst Nazi Human Experimentation in Twins | Pharmainfo.net 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pharmainfo.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Children were exposed to experimental surgeries performed without anesthesia, transfusions of blood from one to another, isolation endurance, reaction to various stimuli.
    • The Holocaust, Porajmos - Sinti and Roma 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.izieu.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Mengele would often perform experimental surgery without using anesthesia.
    • Essays.cc - Josef Mengele 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.essays.cc [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Once I witnessed a stomach operation — Mengele was removing pieces from the stomach, but without any anaesthesia.^ Alex Dekel recalls a stomach operation in which pieces of the specimens stomach were removed and another were the heart was removed without anesthesia (Dekel 70).
    • Essays.cc - Josef Mengele 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.essays.cc [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sixty-five years ago, infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele removed Yitzhak Ganon's kidney without anesthesia.
    • Josef Mengele - Photos and News 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.nypost.com [Source type: General]
    • Free Internet Press :: Dr. Mengele's Victim: Why One Auschwitz Survivor Avoided Doctors For 65 Years :: Uncensored News For Real People 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC freeinternetpress.com [Source type: News]

    ^ (Often without anaesthesia) Overtime, Mengele’s experiments became more-and-more horrifying.
    • The NAZIS That Got Away! 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.aquiziam.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    It was horrifying. .
    • Alex Dekel, a camp survivor, as quoted in Weimar and Nazi Germany (1996) by Fiona Reynoldson, Stephen J. Lee, David Taylor and Rosemary Rees
  • I was given five injections.^ Alex Dekel, a camp survivor, as quoted in Weimar and Nazi Germany (1996) by Fiona Reynoldson, Stephen J. Lee, David Taylor and Rosemary Rees I was given five injections.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "At the same time I was given a minimum of five injections into my right arm.
    • CNN.com - 'I was a guinea pig for Mengele' - Jan 31, 2005 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]
    • CNN.com - 'I was a guinea pig for Mengele' - Jan 31, 2005 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    ^ The photos below are of the camp known as "Auschwitz-I." The camp was ordered constructed in 1940 by Heinrich Himmler, the chief architect of the extermination of the Jews and second in command of Nazi Germany.

    .That evening I developed extremely high fever.^ That evening I developed extremely high fever.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Worst Clinical trials : Part 2: Worst Nazi Human Experimentation in Twins | Pharmainfo.net 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pharmainfo.net [Source type: General]

    I was trembling. .My arms and my legs were swollen, huge size.^ My arms and my legs were swollen, huge size.
    • Josef Mengele - Wikiquote 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Worst Clinical trials : Part 2: Worst Nazi Human Experimentation in Twins | Pharmainfo.net 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pharmainfo.net [Source type: General]

    Mengele and Dr. Konig and three other doctors came in the next morning. They looked at my fever chart, and Dr. Mengele said, laughingly, "Too bad, she is so young. .She has only two weeks to live..."^ She has only two weeks to live .."
    • Worst Clinical trials : Part 2: Worst Nazi Human Experimentation in Twins | Pharmainfo.net 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pharmainfo.net [Source type: General]

    ^ She has only two weeks to live.’ I would fade in and out of consciousness.
    • Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State . Auschwitz 1940-1945 . Corruption | PBS 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ These injections made Eva very sick, and Dr. Mengele gave her two weeks to live.
    • Eva Kor: Not a Victim 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.wabash.edu [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Eva Mozes Kor, quoted in Auschwitz: the Nazis & The 'Final Solution' (2005), by Laurence Rees, p.^ Eva Mozes Kor is a resident of Terre Haute, IN. She is a recognized speaker, both nationally and internationally, on topics related to the Holocaust and social justice.
      • New and Recent Books from Tanglewood Press, publisher of The Kissing Hand and other books for children and young adults 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.tanglewoodbooks.com [Source type: General]

      ^ (Eva Mozes Kor).
      • Josef Mengele el " El Ángel de la Muerte " 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC sgm.casposidad.com [Source type: General]

      ^ It was the spring of 1944 when Eva Kor, along with her twin sister Miriam and her mother, arrived in the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
      • A Holocaust Survivor's Path to Peace: Forgiving Josef Mengele - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International 18 January 2010 5:58 UTC www.spiegel.de [Source type: News]

      89; also at "Eva and Miriam Mozes" at AnneFrank.dk

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Dr Josef Mengele (March 16, 1911February 7, 1979), was a German SS officer and a physician in the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. He did medical experiments with the people in the camps. Many people died as a consequence of these experiments. The experiments included freezing someone, or placing them under heat lamps.

Mengele was also known for his studies and fascination with twins. Mengele was known as the Angel of Death. After war, he first hid in Germany, then escaped and lived in South America until drowning in Brazil.

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