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Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobsen
The latest work by journalist Annie Jacobsen details Operation Paperclip (named for the paperclips attached to the dossiers of the cases) in a way that has not been done since President Clinton signed the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act. Jacobsen’s unmitigated access to formerly secret documents leads to a gripping story of espionage, treachery, and the deadly work of the Nazis.
The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis by Arthur Allen
During the Second World War, typhus was still considered the most deadly and feared of diseases — able to rip through populations quickly, especially those in close ranks. Like soldiers. This book tells the story of two laboratory doctors who were forced to work for the Nazis to create the now universal typhus vaccine, despite their moral and ethical hesitations.
Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The “Euthanasia Programs” edited by Susan Benedict and Linda Shields
An important account for any nursing, midwifery, or obstetrics student to consider, Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany gives the facts surrounding the practice of nurses and midwives actively killing their patients. It explains the role of midwives in Nazi crimes and provides history on one of the most prominent midwifery leaders in Nazi times.
Human Subjects Research After The Holocaust edited by Sheldon Rubenfeld and Susan Benedict
One of the lesser-known aspects of Nazi medicine was human subject research during the Third Reich, which has historically led this part of Nazi history to obfuscation and myth. The latest work by Sheldon Rubenfeld and Susan Benedict sets out to dispel rumors and confront readers with the actual facts of Nazi human subject research. This work will challenge and compel readers to consider their own moral responsibilities, both as individuals and members of a greater society.