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The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis

by Allen, Arthur, 1959-

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The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back. Full description

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Summary: The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back.
Physical Description: viii, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index.
ISBN: 9780393081015 (hardcover)
039308101X (hardcover)
Author Notes: Arthur Allen has written for the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, the Associated Press, Science, and Slate. His books include Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver. He lives in Washington, where he writes about health for Politico.
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