I Was A Doctor In Auschwitz has ratings and 20 reviews. M— said: I had a hard time reading this. It’s a slim little publication, not pages, but i. GISELLA PERL Manufactured in the United States of America □u ; Doctor In Auschwitz Five months later I was to see him again, in the. Forced to work for the notorious Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz, Gisella Perl risked all to save as many lives as she could. This is her incredible.

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In fact, these sci-fi Tales from the Crypt are quite representative of the tripe which was bandied about during the immediate post-war years. In SeptemberCamp C was liquidated to make place for new arrivals. After the second roll call, came the distribution of supper. Your medical kit belongs to me now, and also that unusual wristwatch I admired In some instances, the pregnancy was too far along to be able to perform an abortion.

I was able to find a PDF online to read. From that day on I had to take even better care of her. It was so crowded that we could hardly move, and innumer- able blows and kicks pressed us even closer together to make room for more women waiting outside.

But everything changed when I was deported to Auschwitz and began working there as a doctor. There were also some women in this room, in striped prison clothes, with kerchiefs around their heads.

Gisella Perl

The terror, which for a moment had paralyzed her brain, gave way to a frantic search for an idea that would save her. But fate was not so merciful. She was the highest ranking S.

The foreman looked at him expectantly, and the new prisoner reached under his rags and brought out ;i small leather pouch, the kind which usually holds to- bacco. Perl’s actions reflect positively on the choices she was forced to make while in Auschwitz.


Elizabeth stayed at the hospital for a week, and during that week she told wae all about her sad little life. There was no help, no escape.

Many survived these attacks, but others, who had a thin skull or had no resistance left, lost their lives for a drink of water and an alumi- num cup. When the Nazis decided to give us a hospital and The Hospital Staff 89 appointed five doctors and four nurses to tend the sick, the nine of us made a solemn pact and swore to defeat the Nazis in their attempt at degrading us, de- basing us, and breaking our spirit before throwing us into the flames.

Also, it being a true account gives you an inside picture of life innot onebut three concentration camps. I did not ask her any questions.

The container went from hand to hand and weswallowed quickly, convulsively, so as to get some of fl it down before the next in line grabbed it from our hands. She fought for her life for six months, disciplining herself to the utmost, bearing everything, suffering in silence, even singing — to remain alive!

The Jerusalem Post referred to Perl as, “the angel of Auschwitz” 43 for her work at the camp, serving both hospital patients and expectant mothers. There was one watertap for all ol us, and we were permitted to use it for only two houn a day. And the poor wretches always believed the stories they were told, came forward, and to the amusement of the S.

The current was not strong enough to kill, and they re- mained hanging on the fence, sometimes for days, suf- fering unimaginable torture until they either died from exposure or were shot to death by a guard.

An easy quick read with descriptions of the inhumaneabominable treatment of prisoners at Auschwitz. Visit our Streaming Guide. The little pouch full of diamonds already rested in the pocket of the foreman and he kept his hand on it, caressing the stones almost tenderly.


Once the original source is examined and compared with an account of the abortion Dr. It killed not only the physical bodies of those victims but also their dreams, innocently perishing only because they are deemed not humans, when, in the strictest sense of reality, the Nazis are the ones who aren’t!

In the middle of the building ran a wide passage and this is where the latrine superintendents walked up and coctor with filthy clubs in their hands, hitting those who spent too much time satisfying their urges gisflla talking to their friends.

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I Was A Doctor In Auschwitz by Gisella Perl

Only the five daughters remained at home, wait- ing for husbands to save them from the idleness im- posed upon them by a country that could give employ- ment not even to its male population. A Gynaecologist Without Tools Although she was relieved at the prospect of working as the inmates’ gynaecologist, believing that in this capacity she would be able to provide some good to her fellow prisoners, Dr.

After every abscess l have to swallow painfully to hide my nausea and my impotent distress — the atrociousness of being a physi- cian in this Nazi hell. Her bestial instincts are aroused. Once in a while our jailers would enter the car in a renewed search for valuables, or only to beat us and silence plaintive voices with brutal threats.

But they were alive and — we thought — safe.