Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform “scientific research” on his fellow inmates under the supervision of the infamous “Angel of Death”: Dr. Josef Mengele. Nyiszli was named Mengele’s personal research pathologist. Miraculously, he survived to give this terrifying and sobering account.
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About the author

Miklos Nyiszli was a Jewish prisoner/doctor along with his wife and young daughter, who was transported to Auschwitz in June 1944. He died in 1956.

Richard Seaver was a publisher, editor, and translator. He passed away in 2009.

Bruno Bettelheim was a child psychologist and writer of international renown. He passed away in 1990.
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Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Published on
Apr 1, 2011
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781628720266
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Medical
History / Holocaust
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