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A prisoner in a special chamber responds to changing air pressure during high-altitude experiments. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, conditions simulating those found at 15,000 meters in altitude were created in an effort to determine if German pilots might survive at that height.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 78640

A prisoner in a special chamber responds to changing air pressure during high-altitude experiments. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, conditions simulating those found at 15,000 meters in altitude were created in an effort to determine if German pilots might survive at that height.

Photographer
Dr. Sigmund Rascher
Date
March 1942 - August 1942
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2002-12-03 00:00:00
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