July 7, 1942 – Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners

July 7, 1942 – Himmler decides to begin medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners

On this day in 1942, Heinrich Himmler, in league with three others, including a physician, decides to begin experimenting on women in the Auschwitz concentration camps and to investigate extending this experimentation on males.

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