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The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis

Allen, Arthur, 1959-

New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

viii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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The Germany army, trying to fight typhus, hired Polish zoologist Rudolf Weigl,(a Christian) who had successfuly created the first typhus vaccine using living human beings in the 1920s, was hired by the Nazis to create doses to be delivered to the men in the fields. He hired, and thus saved the lives of many Jews of various professions, to make the vaccine. The team engaged in sabotage--sending weakend serum to the Wehrmacht and smuggling illegal doses of the vaccine into Polish ghettos.

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ISBN:

978-0-393-08101-5

LC Call No:

RC199.6.P6 A44 2014

Dewey Class No:

614.5/26209438 23

Author:

Allen, Arthur, 1959-

Title:

The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis / Arthur Allen.

VaryingTitle:

How two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis

Edition:

First edition.

Publisher:

New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014.

Physical:

viii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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text rdacontent

MediaType:

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BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index.

Summary:

The Germany army, trying to fight typhus, hired Polish zoologist Rudolf Weigl,(a Christian) who had successfuly created the first typhus vaccine using living human beings in the 1920s, was hired by the Nazis to create doses to be delivered to the men in the fields. He hired, and thus saved the lives of many Jews of various professions, to make the vaccine. The team engaged in sabotage--sending weakend serum to the Wehrmacht and smuggling illegal doses of the vaccine into Polish ghettos.

Subject:

Weigl, Rudolf,--1883-1957.

Subject:

Fleck, Ludwik,--1896-1961.

Subject:

Typhus fever--Poland--History.

Subject:

--Poland--Biography.--Scientist Fleck, Ludwik, 1896-1961

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Poland.

Subject:

--Poland. Fleck, Ludwik, 1896-1961--Anti-Nazi movement.

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