On Mengele

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On Mengele

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Selected bibliography from Lagnado’s “Children of the Flames,” which deals with Josef Mengele’s experiments at Auschwitz, and which contains personal testimonies from surviving twins – typos are mine:

I. Books and Dissertations

Allen, William Sheridan. The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German town 1930-1935. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1965

Arendt, Hannah. Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. New York: Penguin, 1963

Bernardac, Christian. L’Holocauste Oublie. Paris: Editions France-Empire, 1979

Dabringhaus, Erhard. Klaus Barbie: The Shocking Story of How the U.S. Used This Nazi War Criminal as an Intelligence Agent. Washington, D.C.: Acropolis Books, 1985

Dawidowicz, Lucy S. The War Against the Jews 1933-1945. New York: Bantam Books, 1976

Farago, Ladislas. Aftermath: Martin Bormann and the Fourth Reich. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974

Fenelon, Fania. The Musicians of Auschwitz. London: Michael Joseph, 1986

Hart, Kitty. Return to Auschwitz. New York: Atheneum, 1982

Harel, Isser. The House on Garibaldi Street. New York: Viking Press, 1975

Hausner, Gideon. Justice in Jerusalem. New York: Harper and Row, 1966

Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf, trans. Ralph Manheim. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1943

Hoss, Rudolf, Perry Broad and Johann Paul Kremer. KL Auschwitz Seen by the SS. New York: Howard Fertig, 1984

Kevles, Daniel J. In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985

Lengyel, Olga. Five Chimneys. New York: Howard Fertig, 1983

Lifton, Robert Jay. The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide. London: Macmillan, 1986

Mosse, George L. The Crisis of German Ideology: Intellectual Origins of the Third Reich. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1964

Newton, Ronald C. German Buenos Aires 1900-1933: Social Change and Cultural Crisis. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1977

Mu”ller-Hill, Benno. Todliche Wissenschaft: Die Aussonderung von Juden, Zigeunern und Geisteskranken 1933-1945. Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1984

Nomberg-Przytyk, Sara. Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land, ed. Eli Pfefferkorn and David H. Hirsch. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985

Nyiszli, Dr. Miklos. Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Account. New York: Frederick Fell, 1960

Page, Joseph. Peron: a Bibliography. New York: Random House, 1983
Perl, Gisella. I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz. New York: International Universities Press, 1948

Posner, Gerald L., and John Ware. Mengele: The Complete Story. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986

Pridham, Geoffrey. Hitler’s Rise to Power: The Nazi Movement in Bavaria 1923-1933. New York: Harper and Row, 1973

Speer, Albert. Inside the Third Reich – Memoirs. Trans. Richard and Carla Winston. New York: Collier Books, 1970

Steven, Stewart. Spymasters of Israel. New York: Macmillan, 1980

Thomann, Klaus-Dieter. Medizin im Faschismus. Berlin: Veb Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, 1985

Weinreich, Max. Hitler’s Professors. New York: Yiddish Scientific Institute – YIVO, 1946

Wiesel, Eli. Night. New York: Bantam Books, 1982

Wiesenthal, Simon. The Murderers Among Us. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967

Zofka, Zdenek. Die Ausbreitung des Nationalsozialismus auf dem Lande: Eine Regionale Fallstudie zur Politiscehn Einstellung der Landbevolkerung in der Zeit des aufstiegs und der Machtergreifung der NSDAP 1928-1936. (Published dissertation) Munich: Stadtarchiv Munchen, 1979

II. Newspapers, Journals, and Periodicals

Anderson, Jack. “The Twins of Auschwitz Today” sept. 4, 1984

Anderson, Jack, and Joseph Spear. “Son Trades on Father’s Infamy.” Washington Merry-Go-Round syndicated column, August 29, 1985

Blumenthal, Ralph. “Mengele Family Members Are United In Their Silence.” New York Times, June 11, 1985, p. 4

Boozer, Jac S. “Children of Hippocrates: Doctors in Nazi Germany.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 450, July 1980, p. 84

Byhan, Inge. Mengele Series, Parts I-V. Bunte, summer 1985. Archives of Burda Publications, Munich, Germany

Drozdiak, William. “Mengele Family Plans To Issue Statement.” Washington Post, June 11, 1985

Friedman, Thomas L. “Jerusalem Listens to the Victims of Mengele.” New York Times, February 7, 1985

Freidrich, Otto. “The Kingdom of Auschwitz.” Atlantic Monthly, September 1981, pp. 30-60

Helmuth, G. “Die Vererbung Als Biologischer Vorgant.” Der Weg, undated (believed to be from 1953), courtesy of Stern.

House, Richard. “Woman Says Mengele Spent 1961-1979 in Brazil.” Washington Post, June 9, 1985, pp. 1, 28

House, Richard. “Probers Say Proof Mounts That Mengele Was in Brazil.” Washington Post, June 11, 1985, pp. 1, 14 Jerusalem Post. July 10, 1964 (Frankfurt trial brief); Jerusalem Post. August 18, 1964 (Frankfurt trial brief)

Lewis, Paul. “Couple Will Face a German Inquiry on Aid to Mengele.” New York Times, June 10, 1985

Markham, James M. “Mengele `Double’ Called Fervid Nazi.” New York Times, June 13, 1985

Mathews, Jay. “Researchers Find Signs U.S. Knew of Mengele’s Hideout.” Washington Post, March 15, 1985, p. 24

Meyer, Ernie. “Mother Testifies How She Killed Her Baby.” Jerusalem Post, August 2, 1985

“Paraguay Keeps Mengele Comfortable – Wiesenthal,” Jerusalem Post, Aust 18, 1977

Reuters News Service. “Bormann Said Seen With Mengele.” Jerusalem Post, July 19, 1964

Reuters News Service. “Bonn Told: Mengele is citizen of Paraguay.” Jerusalem Post, August 21, 1964

Riding, Alan. “Woman Says Man Who Admitted He Was Dr. Mengele Died in 1979.” New York Times, June 9, 1985, p. 16

Shub, Anatole. (Missing title) Washington Post, August 20, 1965, p. 13
Soble, Ronald. “U.S. Secrecy Keeps Cloud of Doubt Over Mengele Death.” Los Angeles Times, March 3, 1989, p. 26

Thomann, Klaus-Dieter. “Racial Hygiene and Anthropology: Professor Verschuer’s Twin Careers.” Frankfurter Rundschau, May 21, 1985. p. 8

Watson, Russell, Mac Margolis, and Andrew Nagorski. “Who Helped Mengele?” Newsweek, June 24, 1985, pp. 40-45

Whitefield, Mimi. “Reports Say Alleged Nazi Lived Life of Ease.” Boston Globe, June 9, 1985, pp. 1, 20

“The Mengele Mystery.” Times, June 24, p. 40

“U.S. Agrees Mengele is Dead.” Associated Press, August 3, 1985

III. Personal Papers of Dr. Josef Mengele

Diaries of Dr. Josef Mengele, 1962-1978 (courtesy Stern)

Letters of Dr. Josef Mengele to family and friends, dates unknown (Stern)

Notebooks of Dr. Josef Mengele, dates unknown (Stern)

IV. Archival Material

Unpublished documents and reports in possession of:

Auschwitz Museum, Auschwitz, Poland

Berlin Document Center, Berlin, Germany

B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League archives, New York

Polish Commission for the Investigation of War Crimes, courtesy Polish archives, Warsaw, Poland

U.S. Justice Department, Office of Special Investigations files, Washington, D.C.

U.S. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

U.S. State Department, Washington, D.C.

Work Cited
Lagnado, Lucette Matalon and Sheila Cohn Dekel. Children of the Flames. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1991

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