Speech of a woman doctor who was a liberated prisoner and in charge of female section at Belsen concentration camp in Germany
Lower Saxony Germany Date:1945, April 24 Duration:3 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp of Nazi Germans in Lower Saxony, Germany after liberation by British Army during World War II. A woman doctor, prisoner and in charge of the female section, describes conditions of the camp. She indicates there were no beds, little food and water a day. Epidemics of typhus spread. No medicine available. More than a thousand died daily. Various gynecologic experiments performed on girls around nineteen years of age. Guards in the men's camp took out liver and heart of dead men and ate them. Food and chocolates distributed by Red Cross just before British forces arrived. Medical experiments included giving heavy Benzene injections to the prisoners. Women liberated from the camp stand around her. Clip is part of Nuremberg Trials prosecution exhibit 230
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