This is the line in the Hippocratic oath which was so often ignored by the Nazi physicians.
“Also I will, according to my ability and judgment, prescribe a regimen for the health of the sick; but I will utterly reject harm and mischief”
Nazi doctors such as Josef Mengele may often get more publicity than Eugen Fischer, but this man was a key reason why the Adolf Hitler was able to implement a lot of the policies and revolutionary ideas that he did. Essentially, Fischer lay the foundations that made the “Final Solution” possible.
Eugen Fischer (5 July 1874 – 9 July 1967) was a German professor of medicine, anthropology and eugenics. He was director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics between 1927 and 1942. He was appointed rector of the Frederick William University of Berlin by Adolf Hitler in 1933,
and later joined the…
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