Gruesome discovery in Germany raises questions about Holocaust-era experiments
Investigation launched into discovery at German research institute of dozens of anatomical remains believe to be from victims of Nazis, according to Army Radio.
Amid recent construction efforts at a branch of a German research institute in Munich, dozens of anatomical parts were uncovered dating back to the WWII era, Army Radio reported Wednesday.
According to the report, the mostly brain and brain parts found in the building were remains from those murdered in Nazi human experiments, which were inhumanely conducted on prisoners including children, the mentally ill and people with disabilities during the Holocaust.
The remains were found at a branch of Munich’s Max Planck Institute, which was originally founded as the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute that was strongly associated with Nazi theories of racial eugenics. The institute regularly received human body parts from Nazi members such as the infamous Auschwitz physician Josef Mengele.
According to the radio report, the Yad Vashem World Center for Holocaust Research, Documentation, Education and Commemoration
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