RARE ORIGINAL 1942 PHOTO BOOK

ON HONORED GERMANIC MEDICS OF THE LAST 400 YEARS

DAS ANTLITZ DES GERMANISCHEN ARZTES

IN VIER JAHRHUNDERTEN

(THE FACE OF THE GERMANIC MEDIC IN FOUR CENTURIES)

A HARD TO FIND ORIGINAL SS BOOK WITH 200 PICTURES!

Offered for sale is a

RARE ORIGINAL 1942 PHOTO BOOK

ON HONORED GERMANIC MEDICS OF THE LAST 400 YEARS

DAS ANTLITZ DES GERMANISCHEN ARZTES

IN VIER JAHRHUNDERTEN

(THE FACE OF THE GERMANIC MEDIC IN FOUR CENTURIES)

This seldom seen 8-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches hardcover book with 212 pages and 200 pictures was written by SS-Hauptsturmführer Dr. med. habil. Bernward Gottlieb and SS-Obersturmführer Dr. med. habil. et phil. Alexander Berg and printed 1942 by the Rembrandt Verlag in Berlin. The book is in very good condition.

The patriotic Preface is written by Dr. med. E.R. Grawitz, Reichsarzt SS und Polizei!! SS General Prof. Dr. Ernst-Robert Grawitz was Reichsphysician SS and Police in Nazi Germany. He reported directly to Himmler and was the one who advised Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler on the use of gas chambers! He carried out medical experiments on KL (concentration camp) prisoners and due to his SS rank he was administratively responsible for all medical experiments conducted. In the last days of the Third Reich in April 1945 he was a physician in Hitler's Bunker under the New Reichschancel-lery in Berlin. When he heard that other officials were leaving the capital of the Reich in order to escape from the advancing Russian Red Army, he asked Hitler to allow him to leave, too. After his request was denied he deci-ded to kill himself along with his family. While eating supper with his wife and two children he pulled the pins out of two hand grenades he held under the table and blew up his family and himself. This dramatic suicide is depicted in the movie Der Untergang (Downfall).

The target group of this book were probably German Aryan doctors who should never forget to study the nature, the human body and purity of race. The first page has a handwritten dedication, this book was a gift from some-one with the name Renate to her girlfriend on the day of her engagement in August of 1943. She used a quotation of Goethe about the importance of purity, wisdom, etc. - right in line with the racial guidelines of the !

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THE RARE ORIGINAL 1942 PHOTO BOOK

ON HONORED GERMANIC MEDICS OF THE LAST 400 YEARS

DAS ANTLITZ DES GERMANISCHEN ARZTES

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