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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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Table of Contents:
  • Lice, war, typhus, madness
  • City on the edge of time
  • The louse feeders
  • The Nazi doctors and the shape of things to come
  • War and epidemics
  • Parasites
  • The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Wiegl [sic]
  • Armies of winter
  • The terrifying clinic of Dr. Ding
  • "Paradise" at Auschwitz
  • Buchenwald : rabbit stew and fake vaccine
  • Imperfect justice.