Skip to comments.New French film raises ghosts of Nazi medical horrors
Posted on 02/03/2018 8:45:55 AM PST by GoldenState_Rose
A new documentary about the scale of Nazi medical experiments has reopened old wounds in France...trending on Twitter.
Dr Michel Cymes, the star of a French television medical advice programme, believes that the remains of some of the 86 Jews tortured and mutilated by SS doctor August Hirt may still be in the anatomy collection of the University of Strasbourg.
He first raised the theory in his 2015 bestseller, "Hippocrates in Hell",
The remains of Jews on which Hirt tested mustard gas at the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp near the Alastian city were supposed to have been buried after it was liberated in 1944.
But after Cymes' claims, the university is now conducting an inquiry using outside experts into the contents of 20 boxes found in its collection which bear Hirt's name.
The Swiss-born anatomist was "one of the worst Nazi figures", according to Dr Raphael Toledano, a specialist on Nazi medical experiments.
He was convinced that the Jewish race was on the point of extinction and wanted to study the skulls of "Judeo-Bolsheviks".
Cymes, both of whose Polish-born grandfathers perished at Auschwitz, said he had little idea how extensive Nazi medical experiments had been until he started his own investigation.
His eyes were opened when he began looking in detail at the Nuremberg trials of 23 doctors which began in 1946, and in particular a postwar account of the Nazis' activities by the French naval physician, Francois Bayle.
When he came to write his own book Cymes said he tried to use his medical knowledge to "describe what the victims would have felt so that people would realise the suffering of these (human) guinea pigs".
Nearly 70 percent of German doctors were members of the Nazi party, according to Cymes' documentary.
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The Japs also did plenty of horrendous experiments on live human captives.
Indeed they did. Ive seen pictures of Japanese atrocities, and they are stomach-turning.
I have long been puzzled over the near-obsession with Nazi atrocities, while other horrors, such as those committed by the Japanese, are all but ignored.
In these crimes against humanity, how is it that Castro, Mao, Ho and Stalin, et al., get a pass? Ideology? /rhetorical question
IIRC, the Jap MD that founded a pharmaceutical led the biological warfare experiments on POWs and civilians.
He got a pass from the US/Allies because he turned over all of his research on germ warfare.
Sounds like leftist thought.
The documentation the Nazis left behind is one factor. We have all of those images we’ve seen over and over again.
And at the risk of interjecting race into it....
Also, the Jewish victims, were European. In fact, one of the observations that Rudolf Hoess, the Commandant of Auschwitz made was that when he saw the Jews heading to the gas chambers, he was astounded how in many cases he couldn’t tell the difference between them and ordinary Germans, and that indeed the physical traits of the Jews were nothing like that shown in Nazi Propaganda.
Another good book on the subject is “The Nazi Doctors” by Robert Lifton.
Sadly, we have some Nazis here: doctors who engage in euthanasia, abortionists and doctors who mutilate perfectly healthy men and women who are delusional about their sex.
You aren't supposed to notice. Your average DNC drone would deny it, this week.
Japan folded more neatly, perhaps.
Germany remained worrisome in the wake of WWII.
Nonsensical too, as the proxy in socialism for the “people” is some super privileged “beloved leader” class if not person.
And also the peculiar attention to the Jewish people, a major victim of Nazism, is a bible thang.
We don’t have that kind of note for victims of the Japanese.
He had a weapon ( special bombs designed to deliver millions of plague bearing fleas) all developed at special bases in Manchuria. Which housed camps of US and Chinese prisoners on whom bio weapons were tested.
All he lacked was a long range delivery system. The Japs had prototype aircraft but had not yet gone into production. What stopped this. The US bombing of Hiroshima.
Shiro Ishii. Tortured and killed hundreds of thousands including US POW Never prosecuted for war crimes.
( History Channel. Secrets of the Axis)
Germany is still worrisome...
Japanese people, and those they murdered, don’t control the media.
The new German thrill devil du jour may be, well, Allah.
So is Japan
They have no permanent friends
Only permanent interests
They are doing a good job at renting us
All those westpac nations that suffered for a century or more under Japan would not be willing to go to war to defend Japan
Only western interests in Japan
Because the Germans were supposed to be civilized, but proved themselves to be the most disgusting savages of all.
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