Education and the Holocaust

Josef Mengele

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Josef Mengele

MENGELE, JOSEF (1911- ?). Camp doctor at Auschwitz extermination camp. ..appointed chief doctor in 1943 by Himmler … joined other doctors (Koenig, Thilon, Klein) in the task of choosing employable Jews to

Artur Seyss-Inquart

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Artur Seyss-Inquart (1892-1946)

Austrian National Socialist politician and Reich Commissioner for the Netherlands….

At the Nuremberg Trial, (he) was accused of participating directly in the deportation and shooting of hostages. In his final statement …

Command Staff at Auschwitz

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Command Staff At Auschwitz

Fritsch, Hauptsturmführer (Credited with the first use of Zyklon-B as means of exterminating human subjects. See Breitman, 202)

Grabner, Maximillian. Head of Political Department

Hoess, Rudolf Franz (1900-1947). …

I.G. Farben Embraces Nazi Anti-Semitism

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I.G. Farben Embraces Nazi Anti-Semitism

Summary:
Farben purges Jewish management, takes over Austrian chemical industry through campaign of fear and intimidation:

“…As country after country collapsed in the face of Hitler’s `Operation Terror,’ …

I.G. Farben’s Pact With the Devil

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I.G. Farben’s Pact With the Devil

The following citation addresses the issue of the impact financial and economic considerations had on I.G. Farben’s decision to build I.G. Auschwitz…

“The Soviet Union and Asia represented …

Dr. Karl Gebhardt

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Dr. Karl Gebhardt

“Dr. Karl Gebhardt, Himmler’s childhood friend, had a green light from him for his vivisection of women at both Ravensbruck and Auschwitz. In the former camp, he admittedly operated on 60, …

Adolf Eichmann

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Adolf Eichmann – Brief Background Info

EICHMANN, [KARL] ADOLF (1906-1962). SS officer charged with the destruction of millions of Jews. … He hated the Jews he met in Vienna, a sentiment stimulated by …

Hoess – “A True Pioneer”

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Hoess – “A True Pioneer”

HOESS, RUDOLF FRANZ (1900-1947)… In 1934 he was attached to the SS at Dachau … 1940 given rank of SS-Hauptsturmfuehrer in command at the Auschwitz camp. [He] was responsible …

A U.S. Soldier’s Testimony

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A U.S. Soldier’s Testimony

“I, personally, was the first Allied soldier to enter the city square of Witten, a large city on the Ruhr River. I led a patrol through the city, and incidentally,

Dr. Ernst Grawitz

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Dr. Ernst Grawitz

“Dr. Ernst Grawitz, SS and Police Gruppenfuehrer (Lt. Colonel) was the top doctor in the SS. He was the one who suggested to Himmler in the summer of 1941 gas chambers …