Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz - Chapter 5, The Trial that Never was Summary & Analysis

Lucette Matalon Lagnado
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Chapter 5, The Trial that Never was Summary and Analysis

In The Trial that Never was, allied officials began putting together cases against the war criminals of Germany, focusing first on those who ordered the formation of the concentration camps before focusing on those who ran the camps. In the first two years of the Nuremberg Trials, twenty-two men would be tried with only three receiving an acquittal. Mengele's name would come up frequently in these trials, but although his name would be placed on a list of wanted criminals, no one would begin actively looking for him at that point. However, other doctors who also conducted experiments in the concentration camps would be arrested and tried.

Verschuer began attempting to get his job back at the Kaiser-Willhelm Institute at the University of Frankfurt soon after the war ended. To secure...

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