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    Concentration camp survivor Jadwiga Dzido shows her scarred leg to the Nuremberg court, while an expert medical witness explains the nature of the procedures inflicted on her in the Ravensbrück concentration camp on November 22, 1942. The experiments, including injections of highly potent bacteria, were performed by defendants Herta Oberheuser and Fritz Ernst Fischer. December 20, 1946. — National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.

    Dr. William Hitzig examines Stanislawa Czajkowska, (later Bafia) a survivor of medical experiments performed when she was a prisoner in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. (Similar photos of other women at link).

    THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945. A young woman photographed two days after the British entered the camp; her face still bearing the scars of a terrible beating by the SS guards.

    Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, pitifully attempting to avoid the noose at Auschwitz.

    Soon after liberation, concentration camp survivors wash each other with some of the site's limited supply of water. Bergen-Belsen, Germany, April 21, 1945. — National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md

    United Nations personnel vaccinate an 11-year-old concentration camp survivor who was a victim of medical experiments at the Auschwitz camp. Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp, Germany, May 1946.

    Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA. Eva Mozes Kor's story is not only one of survival, but also one of compassion and love. She was just a child when she and her family were sent off to a concentration camp, but because she happened to be a twin, the horrors she experienced were different from those most others endured. Q&A:

    Wedding rings found in the Buchenwald concentration camp

    nuremberg trials | As the blanket came off it revealed Goering clad in black silk pyjamas ...

    Prisoners at Buchenwald Concentration Camp

    1942 Poland, men, women and children sent to concentration death camp Treblinka

    Survivors of the Dachau concentration camp demonstrate the operation of the crematorium by pushing a corpse into one of the ovens.

    The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was a mass murder and war rape that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanking (Nanjing), the former capital of the Republic of China, on December 13, 1937 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. During this period, hundreds of thousands of Chinese civilians and disarmed soldiers were murdered by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army.

    Nazis at Ravensbruck concentration camp amputated limbs from prisoners in useless attempts to transplant them onto other inmates. Many of the victims perished as a result.

    Boy freed from Buchenwald, "adopted" by American soldiers

    "Dr. Herta Oberheuser performed experiments on prisoners of the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Working under Karl Gebhardt, she removed limbs from children, deliberately inflicted wounds on her victims and then rubbed foreign objects, like rusty nails and sawdust into the wounds in order to simulate battlefield injuries. She escaped the gallows, practiced medicine until 1956, and lost her license when a Ravensbrück survivor recognized her. She died in 1978."

    A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.

    1942. Medical experiment performed at the Dachau concentration camp to determine altitudes at which German pilots could survive. In Dachau, as in other Nazi camps, German physicians performed medical experiments on prisoners, including high-altitude experiments using a decompression chamber, malaria and tuberculosis experiments, hypothermia experiments, and experiments testing new medications. Hundreds of prisoners died or were permanently disabled as a result of these experiments.

    Corpses from the Holocaust ... "Dead men will have indeed died in vain if live men refuse to look at them." LIFE magazine, May 7, 1945.