Taylor speaks of experiments and rules of war at Medical trial
- Event Date
- 1946 December 09
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(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.
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