The 'sick bay' at Auschwitz
10th October 1942: A glimpse into the mind of a doctor who willingly serves the Nazis - while others conduct lethal 'experiments' on prisoners at Dachau
In Auschwitz Dr Kremer1 was keeping a diary filled with the mundane detail of what he was having for lunch, when he turned the heating on, etc. He also made reference to "live extractions":
10 October 1942
Extracted and fixed fresh live material from liver, spleen and pancreas. Got prisoners to make me a signature stamp. For first time heated the room. More cases of typhus fever and Typhus abdominalis. Camp quarantine continues.
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