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A prisoner in a special chamber who has been subjected to low pressure experimentation falls into unconsciousness. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, air pressures were created comparable to those found at 15,000 meters in altitude, in an effort to determine how high German pilots could fly and survive.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 78618

A prisoner in a special chamber who has been subjected to low pressure experimentation falls into unconsciousness. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, air pressures were created comparable to those found at 15,000 meters in altitude, in an effort to determine how high German pilots could fly and survive.

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: 2004-08-19 00:00:00
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