Josef Mengele

Jason Barron
Mr. Bentley
Monday November, 12 2012

Josef Mengele Journal

The Journal of Josef Mengele was auctioned off on February 2 2010 at a starting bid of 60,000 $ inside where drawings and notes of his theory's and experiments he did in Auschwiz. The journals are understood to have been donated by a Mengele family member in Germany Letters, short stories and poetry of Josef Mengele - the 'Angel of Death' of Auschwitz 3,300 pages of handwritten notes is an autobiography detailing his flight from Germany at the end of the war to South America where he lived as the world's most wanted man.

The man, who collected the eyeballs of twins and killed countless people in hideous ...

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to death. However, he became far more infamous for performing grisly human experiments on camp inmates, including children and twins, for which he earned his terrible nickname. In Auschwitz he epitomised the institutionalised cruelty of the Nazi state.

At the end of the war, Mengele fled to South America where he lived until his accidental death by drowning in Brazil in 1979. The public announcement of his death and the discovery of the journals would take another six years, as Mengele had sympathetic friends in Germany and Brazil who continued to protect his anonymity.

In most of the journals he writes in the third person or uses the pseudonym `Andreas', Mengele describes his capture by American forces, hiding on a farm while furtively meeting his wife, his escape over the Brenner Pass to Italy, his arrest, passage to Argentina, and life in Paraguay and Brazil. his extreme racial views are never far away. One passage reads; `Black people remind us of night time and the ...

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