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German Air Force collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0044

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    Consists of interrogation reports, target assessments, and translations of training manuals collected by American military intelligence, specifically the Combined Intelligence Objectives Subcommittee (CIOS), in 1945-1946. The reports contain information regarding medical issues related to the German Air Force [GAF or Luftwaffe], including equipment manuals and interrogations of doctors. Report 3A details the cold water experiments conducted by Dr. Sigmund Rascher in the Dachau concentration camp.

    Physical Details

    1 box
    System of Arrangement
    Organized into sections by report number. The section numbers correlate to the folder numbers, with the exception of section 14, which is split into folders 14 and 15.

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Administrative Notes

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this record of experiments from Barbara Santamaria, on March 16, 1998. Barbara Santamaria's husband, Louis J. Santamaria, obtained this material in his position as physiologist with the Naval Air Development Center at the Philadelphia Naval Base from 1954-1977. After the base closed, he maintained these records.
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