Mauthausen Experiments – The Dissecting Table


Among many other speudo-scientific “experiments”, SS doctors removed organs from living people, bottled and stored them on shelves in the dissecting room. They skinned prisoners with interesting tattoos and sold them as book covers, gloves, luggage and lamp shades.

One physician selected two prisoners with near perfect teeth and used their heads as paperweights on his desk. One questions the motivation of such acts.

Those interested might go to and read: Aspects of Survival: Triumph Over Death and Onliness by Alan Jacobs.