Doctors from hell : the horrific account of Nazi experiments on humans (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Doctors from hell : the horrific account of Nazi experiments on humans

Author: Vivien Spitz; Elie Wiesel
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Sentient Publications, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Sentient Publications edView all editions and formats
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"This is a chilling story of human depravity and ultimate justice, told for the first time by an eyewitness - a court reporter for the Nuremberg war crimes trial of Nazi doctors. This is the account of torture and murder by experiment in the name of scientific research and patriotism. 'Doctors from Hell' includes trial transcripts that have not been easily available to the general public and previously unpublished  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Nonfiction
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spitz, Vivien.
Doctors from hell.
Boulder, Colo. : Sentient Publications, ©2005
(OCoLC)607588359
Online version:
Spitz, Vivien.
Doctors from hell.
Boulder, Colo. : Sentient Publications, ©2005
(OCoLC)608109270
Named Person: Vivien Spitz; Vivien Spitz; Vivien Spitz; Vivien Spitz; Vivien Spitz
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivien Spitz; Elie Wiesel
ISBN: 9781591810322 1591810329
OCLC Number: 57484876
Description: xxvii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Without conscience / Elie Wiesel --
Foreword / Fredrick R. Abrams --
October 1946, Westover Air Field, Massachusetts --
The Nuremburg War Crimes Trials --
The Subsequent Proceedings --
Case No. 1: The Medical Case --
High-Altitude Experiments --
Freezing Experiments --
Malaria Experiments --
Bone, Muscle, and Nerve Regeneration and Bone Transplantation Experiments --
Mustard Gas Experiments --
Sulfanilamide Experiments --
Sea Water Experiments --
My Life in Nuremberg --
Epidemic Jaundice (Hepatitis) --
Sterilization --
Typhus Experiments --
Poison Experiments --
Incendiary Bomb Experiments --
Phlegmon, Polygal, & Phenol Experiments --
Jewish Skeleton Collection --
Euthanasia --
Medical Ethics --
Judgments and Sentences in the Medical Case --
Going Home --
Confronted by Holocaust Denial.
Other Titles: Horrific account of Nazi experiments on humans
Responsibility: Vivien Spitz.
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"This is a chilling story of human depravity and ultimate justice, told for the first time by an eyewitness - a court reporter for the Nuremberg war crimes trial of Nazi doctors. This is the account of torture and murder by experiment in the name of scientific research and patriotism. 'Doctors from Hell' includes trial transcripts that have not been easily available to the general public and previously unpublished photographs used as evidence in the trial. The author describes the experience of being in bombed-out, dangerous, post-war Nuremberg, where she lived for eighteen months while working on the trial. Once a Nazi sympathizer tossed bombs into the dining room of the hotel where she lived moments before she arrived for dinner. She takes us into the courtroom to hear the dramatic testimony and see the reactions of the defendants to the proceedings. The witnesses tell of experiments in which they were deprived of oxygen; frozen; injected with malaria, typhus, and jaundice; subjected to the amputation of healthy limbs; forced to drink sea water for weeks at a time; and other horrors. This landmark trial resulted in the establishment of the Nuremberg Code, which sets the guidelines for medical research involving human beings. 'Doctors from Hell' is a significant addition to the literature on World War II and the Holocaust, medical ethics, human rights, and the barbaric depths to which human beings can descent"--

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