At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger, a trained ballet dancer and gymnast, was sent to Auschwitz. Better known as the Angel of Death today Dr. Josef Mengele is best remembered for the series of grisly experiments and murders he carried out during the Holocaust. The theory is the young man falls in love with a woman and once he knows love, he sees how wrong he has been. It is appalling but it is also factual. DVD. It was just not a very in depth look at this individual or her motives. While much of what I've read hasn't pulled any punches regarding the treatment of camp detainees, nothing has been so gratuitously violent and graphic. The Russians were coming and most of the Germans had destroyed what evidence they could, including destroying most of the crematoriums, and disappeared. The Blitz Jan Smit. He had done this job, but however, he developed an unexplained desire to torture the prisoners in the camps, especially the prisoners of Auschwitz. Auschwitz Arved Birnbaum. And has this, uh, unprecedented year gotten completely in the way of... Duty, honor, country - under which circumstances does the warrior's code become irrelevant and impractical? Nationalism was the pursuit of greatness by a nation, hundreds of thousands of people gathering – the way they had done at Nuremberg – to accomplish a goal as a whole country. Wolfgang had taken his fair share of jabs to the gut and cheek, and he certainly knew how to take a punch or two. The psychological modifications used were astounding, particularly for those who were so down on their luck. During his time at Auschwitz, he performed horrifying "medical experiments" on thousands of prisoners, including live dissections of children. "The Angel of Auschwitz" chronicles the life of Wolfgang Bremmer, an adolescent boy from the hills of Hamburg during the Nazi occupation of Germany. This book is on another level. MENGELE Unmasking the “Angel of Death” By David G. Marwell. 32 offers from $4.16. 3.8 out of 5 stars 28. It felt contrived and unrealistic and ignored the complicated psychology behind mass brutality. Szell was a doctor who ran experiments at Auschwitz. Set in Auschwitz Birkenau, 1944. The person known as the Angel of Auschwitz was Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor. ... swoops on the guilty like an avenging angel, though wracked with his own traumas. The Ovitz family was a family of Hungarian Jewish actors/traveling musicians originating from present Romania, who survived imprisonment at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.Most of them were dwarfs. Others would argue it always applies, no matter what the duty. (95) IMDb 2.5 1h 41min 2019. He outlived many of his victims. I gave this novel 3 stars only because it was too short and the ending didn't meet my personal expectations, Goodreads Members Suggest: Favorite Very Quick Reads. As a Hitler Youth, Wolfgang is captivated by the prowess of the Nazis and thrust into the ideologies of Adolf Hitler. By the final pages I felt the story absolutely strained the credibility it had so carefully built in the beginning. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 01:29, 12 March 2013 (UTC)