Anne Frank: Medical Experiments During The Holocaust

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What I knew before my research: I only knew that during the Holocaust, they used twins for the experiments and killed many of them. I also knew that during that time, Anne Frank was part of the Holocaust and her diary was published. 2. Why did I choose my topic? I chose my topic because I felt like it would be interesting to research and talk about, as well as learn the other types of deaths that happened. I thought this might be somewhat interesting to do research on and to talk about. Nazi human experiments were a series of medical experiments on a large number of prisoners (including twins and children), Jews from across Europe, as well as Gypsies, Roman people of Central Europe, ethnic Poles, Soviet POWs and disabled Germans,…show more content…
Josef Mengele, “The Angel of Death”, was born on March 16th of 1911 and died February 7th of 1949. He was the SS Officer as well as a physician in the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust. He was responsible for the selections of victims to be executed in the gas chambers. He also performed deadly and dangerous experiments on prisoners. He joined the Nazi party in the year of 1937. He received a doctorate in anthropology and medicine in Munich University, as he began his career as a researcher. Initially, he was assigned as a battalion medical officer during the start of World War II, then was transferred into the concentration camp services in the early year of 1943, as he was assigned into Auschwitz. In Auschwitz, he saw an opportunity to start genetic research with human test subjects. He focused mostly on twins, and had no regard to him hurting any of them. He later fled to South America, where he stayed the rest of his life. Next is Eduard Wirths, the “formal responsibility” of the experiments. Wirths was born September 4th, 1909 in Geroldshausen. His father served as a corpsman in World War I. People say that Wirth came most under his father’s influence in becoming obedient, as well as meticulous. He never smoke or drank and was described as being compassionate. Wirth became an ardent Nazi while he was studying medicine at the University of Wurzburg in 1930-35. He joined June of 1933…show more content…
Some people see them as a savior, or someone who they know will save their life one day, a healer. But during this time, many doctors killed thousands, maybe even millions of people. Being able to trust someone with your life is scary. You never truly know if they will save your life, or take it. How did you feel when doing your research? Honestly I felt terrible. I come home at 4:00 so I just wanna lay in bed and eat nachos and watch Youtubers and not do anything. Also because of being in two English classes and doing essays and just everything was piling on top of each other and it caused me to have panic attacks and stress. How difficult or easy was it to find information? I think the only thing that was difficult about finding information was getting books. I went to the library and there was almost no books at all. After about an hour and a half of reading every book in the History section of the library, I finally found some books. Internet sources got awkward.. Some websites were people supporting the Nazis.. So my instant thought was, “uhh.. No…” How much time did you spend after school doing

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