Josef Mengele

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Josef Mengele
Birth nameJosef Mengele
Elk-nameAngel of Death (German: Todesengel)[1]
Born16 Mairch 1911(1911-03-16)
Günzburg, Bavarie, Germany
Dee'd7 Februar 1979(1979-02-07) (aged 67)
Bertioga, São Paulo, Brazil
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branch Schutzstaffel
Years o service1938–45
RankSS-Hauptsturmführer Collar Rank.svg SS-Hauptsturmführer (caiptain)
Service number
SignaturJosef Mengele Signature.svg

Josef Mengele (German: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈmɛŋələ] ( listen); 16 Mairch 1911 – 7 Februar 1979) wis a German Schutzstaffel (SS) officer an pheesician in Auschwitz concentration camp during Warld War II. Mengele wis a notorious member o the team o doctors responsible for the selection o victims tae be killed in the gas chambers an for performin deadly human experiments on prisoners. Arrivals deemed able tae work war admittit intae the camp, an thir deemed unfit for labor war immediately killed in the gas chambers. Mengele left Auschwitz on 17 Januar 1945, shortly afore the arrival o the liberatin Reid Airmy truips. Efter the war, he fled tae Sooth Americae, whaur he evadit captur for the rest o his life.

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  1. Levy 2006, p. 242.