Louis van Zyl

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The Banality of Evil: Herta Oberheuser (1911-1978) was a physician at the Auschwitz and Ravensbrück concentration camps, where she conducted gruesome medical experiments on healthy women and children. She inflicted injuries in order to simulate combat wounds of German soldiers, then rubbed foreign objects into the cuts. She was the only female defendant in the Nuremberg Medical Trial, where she was sentenced to 20 years. She was released in 1952 and became a family doctor. A survivor…

German doctor Herta Oberhauser, who was desperate to be a surgeon and performed many of the brutal experiments. She was eventually sentenced to 20 years in the Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial, but only served five.

Commander Otto Ohlendorf, executed in 1951 for having headed an Einsatzgruppe Task force responsible for killing 90,000 people --mostly Jews -- shot by his command. His defense was that he was following orders by the leaders of the state. Though he testified that he personally had scruples against the liquidation orders, yet he also said he felt duty-bound to obey the liquidation orders. He also testified that any soldier refusing to obey the orders faced court martial.

Another Nazi criminal - SS-Gruppenführer Otto Ohlendorf commanded the Inland SD (domestic security service) and was in command of Einsatzgruppe D, a killing group in Russia. He was hanged in 1951 as a Holocaust perpetrator.

Wilhelm Friedrich Boger was one the worst criminals and torturers Nazi Germany produced during the war. As "The Tiger of Auschwitz," he was responsible for the horrific deaths of hundreds of prisoners with the use of the "Boger swing," a torture implement he used to turn his victims into pulp with a crowbar. Postwar, he escaped detection until 1959 when he was arrested. He died in prison in 1977 while serving a life sentence.

Wilhelm Friedrich Boger was one the worst criminals and torturers Nazi Germany…

Ulric Cross, the most highly decorated Caribbean airman in the RAF during World War II, died on October 4, 2013 at the age of 96. Because he was the only person of color in his squadron he was nicknamed "The Black Hornet."

Ulric Cross, the most highly decorated Caribbean airman in the RAF during World War II, died on October 2013 at the age of He was from Trinidad. Because he was the only person of color in his squadron, he was nicknamed "The Black Hornet.

IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN WHITE SLAVESSource: came as slaves: human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, wome...

IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN SLAVES Source: came as slaves: human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, wome.

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

I weigh the same and am as tall as James Madison. Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed.