I have to warn you up front, this is not an easy read. I will try to stick to the facts and keep my emotions out of it, regardless on how difficult that will be. And I will keep it only to the experiments and the post war situation for Horst Schumann.
Horst Schumann was an SS-Sturmbannführer and medical doctor who conducted sterilization and castration experiments at Auschwitz he was especially interested in the mass sterilization of Jews by using X-ray radiation.
He worked at Block 30 at the women’s hospital, here set up an x-ray unit in 1942. (the picture below is from an x ray machine in Auschwitz but I don’t know if this one was used by Schumann)
Dr. Schumann did not have any particular qualifications for medical research. His duties prior to his research into sterilization involved the direction…
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