Nazi Medicine Ww2 Essay

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Samantha Brace-Baker 6/22/09 Research Paper Nazi Medicine WW2 During WWII, Hitler wanted to find a cheap easy quick way of disposing of the subhumans, or people who weren’t considered people at all. He hired a couple physicians to do this and eventually they went on to use the inmates in concentration camps as guinea pigs for medical research to help their perfect the German soldiers. Many people died in the experiments but there were some who survived and shared their stories with the world. Doctors {draw:frame} The Nazi doctors of WWII, also known as the Angels of Death, were heartless and used humans to test what the human body could endure in different circumstances. Many doctors wanted only specific people and others…show more content…
Many of the experiments that the Nazis preformed fell into three categories; experiments aimed at facilitating the survival of Axis military personnel, experiments aimed at developing and testing pharmaceuticals and treatment methods for injuries and illnesses which German military and occupation personnel encountered in the field, and experimentation sought to advance the racial and ideological tenets of the Nazi worldview. Whatever experiments didn’t fall into those categories were usually experiments used to find an efficient and cheap way of exterminating groups that Nazis believed to be racially or genetically undesirable. {draw:frame} Although the Experiments were harsh and inhumane, there were a few survivors. Many of the experiments were unbelievable, and not in a good way. They ranged from the experimentation of mass killings to sewing two people together to create unnatural Siamese twins. There was an account of a woman having her eyes sewn open to watch her breasts removed and one doctor tied off a woman’s breasts to see how long a newborn child could survive without…show more content…
Most experiments were used to help the German army. One doctor did experiments on sulfonamide to see how it affected an infected wound. Eva and Miriam Mozes were twins who survived the torturous tests of Dr. Mengele. Eva told of one of her
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