Israel Visions of Hell

Pursuing the "Angel of Death"

The horrific stories kept pouring out, each more grisly than the last. One survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland described how he had had one of his testicles removed on order of Nazi Medical Researcher Josef Mengele. Another recalled that the doctor had taken two toddler twins and sewed them together as Siamese twins. In one Auschwitz lab, said Vera Kriegel, a wall was covered with human eyes, extracted by Mengele and "pinned up like butterflies." Said Kriegel: "I thought I was dead and was already living in hell."

Twenty-nine Auschwitz survivors appeared last week in Jerusalem before a...

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