Dr. Josef Mengele: A Death Camp Doctor Essay

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Dr. Josef Mengele: A Death Camp Doctor By Kerstein Ward For Mrs. Harris Composition II October 29, 2011 Dr. Josef Mengele: A Death Camp Doctor Thesis: Doctor Josef Mengele, a genius with the wrong goals in mind, conducted torturous experiments on hundreds of patients and sent a countless number of people to their death. I. Introduction A. How he wanted his life B. How his life turned out II. Background of Mengele A. How his parents affected him B. Younger life III. College Life and over A. Groups he joined B. Life before Auschwitz IV. Experiments A. His preferences on "specimens" B. What experiments he conducted C. Any medical benefits V. Survivor Stories A. Jerusalem Trials B. Info from past documentaries VI. Conclusion. A. How he grew up B. How he was in Auschwitz C. What happened to him Dr. Josef Mengele: A Death Camp Doctor Inside the most infamous German death camp, was a very well-known scientist, doctor, and madman. Doctor Josef Mengele grew up wanting to make a name for himself, and he did just that. He conducted cruel, disgusting, and immoral experiments on specific types of people that arrived at Auschwitz. He did his work in the name of the Nazi ideology, while also having his own goals in mind. Mengele, wanting to unlock the secrets of genealogy so that he could create the perfect race, cared for no one. Doctor Josef Mengele, a genius with the wrong goals in mind, conducted torturous experiments on hundreds of patients and sent a countless number of people to their death. Josef Mengele was born three years before World War I on March 16, 1911, in Germany (Cefrey 14). He was born to Karl and Walburga Mengele and the eldest brother of three. Josef Mengele's family owned a very prosperous foundry that made farming equipment. Due to the high demands of running a successful business, the

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