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Nazi Medical Experiment Essay

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considered "military necessity" adequate justification for their heinous experiments. They justified their acts by saying that the prisoners were condemned to death anyway.”(Cohen, Baruch C. "Nazi Medical Experimentation: The Ethics Of Using Medical Data From Nazi Experiments." Jewish Virtual Library. American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2016. .) It did change things about the military and how it used to be but too many were forced to die for this change. Dr. Sigmund Rascher Dr. Rascher was most known for his freezing and high altitude experiments. Freezing Experiments: Prisoner was put in ice freezing water, often tell they would shiver themselves to death. He did this to see how long German pilots shot down in the…show more content…
This method was devised to test whether such liquid as the only supply fluid cause physical disturbance or death within 6 to 12 days. They were so desperate for water they waited for the freshly mopped floors to get water by licking them. He showed no humanity. Nothing good came out of this experiment; Furthermore, it does not shape the medical field. Sulfanilamide Experiments “The German Armed Forces suffered heavy casualties on the Russian Front in 1941 to 1943 because of gas gangrene (Cohen, Baruch C. "Nazi Medical Experimentation: The Ethics Of Using Medical Data From Nazi Experiments." Jewish Virtual Library. American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2016).” These casualties and other war wounds are the cause for healthy Jews to be deliberately wounded and then the subjects were infected with bacteria creating almost a battlefield wound. Although he had a motive behind his research. He did not have any humanity to all of those people he killed to get this far. His research was a springboard for many different researches containing toxic gases.This research contained more to the military aspect of the experiments. Miscellaneous
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