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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Experiments

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

William L. Shirer

1960

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2018-12-20

'In the meantime Himmler emphasized that he "personally assumed the responsibility for supplying asocial individuals and criminals who deserve only to die from concentration camps for these experiments."' - William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (1960)

Every so often someone asks: "Why use animals for experiments when we have prisoners?" Now, maybe we shouldn't use animals, either, but one answer is few scientists want to retrace the Nazi path.