Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz - Chapter 3, The Angel of Death Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, The Angel of Death Summary and Analysis

In The Angel of Death, by the summer of 1944, almost all the captives at Auschwitz had been cremated, including the members of the Gypsy camp in the center of Birkenau. Only Mengele's twins survived. The twins would often see the planes flying overhead that belonged to the United States or Russia and pray that the planes would drop bombs and put them out of their misery.

Mengele continued to monitor the new arrivals, sending those he did not want to the gas chambers while picking out his twins or other anomalies. From time to time Mengele would find himself attracted to a new inmate. Once he was so attracted to a new Jewish girl that he had her sent to participate in the genealogical experiments going on in another section of the camp...

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