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Taylor speaks of experiments and rules of war at Medical trial

Film | Accession Number: 1996.167.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2359 | Film ID: 14

(Munich 464) War Crimes Trials - Subsequent Trial Proceedings, Case 1 (Medical Case), Nuremberg, Germany. LS, Taylor tells of concentration camp victims being injected with epidemic jaundice and being used for sterilization experiments. Numerous healthy victims were injected with spotted fever virus. Experiments in cholera, typhus, and other infectious diseases were also conducted. Experimental patients were shot poisoned bullets. General Taylor accuses the defendants of violating the rules of war, the rules of the Geneva convention pertaining to prisoners of war.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:09:38
Event Date
1946 December 09
Locale
Nuremberg, Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:48
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