When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform “scientific research” on his fellow inmates under the supervision of the infamous “Angel of Death”: Dr. Josef Mengele. Nyiszli was named Mengele’s personal research pathologist. Miraculously, he survived to give this terrifying and sobering account.
“The best brief account of the Auschwitz experience available.”—The New York Review of Books
was a Jewish prisoner/doctor along with his wife and young daughter, who was transported to Auschwitz in June 1944. He died in 1956.
No BioRichard Seaver
was a publisher, editor, and translator. He passed away in 2009.Bruno Bettelheim
was a child psychologist and writer of international renown. He
passed away in 1990.
HISTORY / Holocaust
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical