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Children of the flames : Dr. Josef Mengele and the untold story of the twins of Auschwitz

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Children of the flames : Dr. Josef Mengele and the untold story of the twins of Auschwitz
Call No: 940.5405 L17c

Call Number940.5405 L17c
Dates1992; ©1991
Statement of ResponsibilityLucette Matalon Lagnado & Sheila Cohn Dekel.
Creators & ContributorsLagnado, Lucette (author)
Dekel, Sheila Cohn (author)
Mengele, Josef (subject)
SummaryDuring the Second World War, Nazi doctor Josef Mengele subjected some 3,000 twins to medical experiments of unspeakable horror; only 160 survived. In this remarkable narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the survivors, who until now have kept silent about their heinous death-camp ordeals. —Publisher
ContentsPreface: Candles in the night
Dramatis personae
Prologue: The jazz bar
  1. Mengele and his children
  2. Auschwitz movie
  3. The Angel of Death
  4. The Angel vanishes
  5. The trial that never was
  6. The story of Andreas
  7. Fugitive's idyll
  8. The Angel retreats
  9. Brazilian hideaway
  10. The scholar and the preacher
  11. The burial of the dead
Afterword: Children of the flames—the roll call
Physical Description 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Penguin Books
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 309–312) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Margaret B.