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Donovan Nuremberg Trials Collection

Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the Collection of General William J. Donovan

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Volume 009
Subdivision Subdivision 16 / Prisoners of War and Concentration Camps
Part Not applicable
Section 16.06 (Neuland interrogation)
Title Interrogation of J. Neuland, Papal Prelate / by Captain 0. N. Nordon. / Dachau
Pages 1
Pages Supplemental None
Date Not dated
Language English; the translator's name is not given.
Author J. Neuland
Witness J. Neuland
Other Names Dr. I. Mueller; Dr. Rascher; Walter Neff; Himmler; Kohlenklau; Halder; Hitler; Heydrich; Bormann; Sepp Dietrich; Keitel; Goering; Heinrich Kreuzberg
Other Dates None
Abstract This interrogation is a first-person account, provided by the witness, of medical experiments performed on prisoners. The most noteworthy example mentioned here is the "tearing out of legs," which Rascher conducted, apparently against his will, on Polish priests and German clergymen. According to this document, the order for this and other experiments came from Himmler. This document is a typewritten carbon copy of excellent quality on slightly browning, marginally damaged paper.
Keywords Aerial experiments; Freezing experiments; Dismemberment experiments; Atrocities; War crimes; Crimes against humanity