Dr Robert Jay Lifton THE NAZI DOCTORS:
                        Medical Killing and the
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Notes to Pages 396-408 
 
(The numbers in brackets refer to the original, complete citation of a particular reference in each chapter. The dates in brackets denote original publication of a title.)    
 
28. Ibid.  
29. Ibid.  
30. Wirths to his wife, 23 July 1943. 
31. Wirths to his wife, 24 August, 22 September 1943.  
32. Wirths to his wife, 22 September 1943.  
33. Wirths to his wife, 22 September, 24 August 1943, 29 November 1944.  
34. Wirths to his wife, 24 August 1943. 
35. Wirths to his wife, 22 September 1943.  
36. Documentary [3].  
37. Wirths to his wife, 26-27 November, 17-18 December 1944.  
38. Wirths to his wife, 17 December 1944, 5 January 1945.  
39. Wirths to his wife, 26-27 November, 17-18 December 1944, 1 and 5 January 1945.  
40. Wirths to his wife, 14 January, 24 May, 5 and 15 July 1945.  
41. Wirths to his wife, 19 December 1944.  
42 “Kremers Tagebuch,” Hefte von Auschwitz 13 (1971):52 (4 November 1942). 
43. Wirths to his wife, 29 November 1944. 
44. Wirths to his wife, 2 January 1945. 
45. Wirths to his wife, 14 January 1945.  
46. Documentary [3].  
47. Wirths to his wife, 7 September 1942; Wirths apologia [13]. On the end of big selections and the demolition of Auschwitz as the Russian troops approached, see Raul Hilberg, The Destruction of the European Jews (Chicago: Quadrangle, 1967 [196]), p. 631; Miklos Nyiszli, Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Account (New York: Frederick Fell, 1960), pp. 190-200. 
48. Wirths to his wife, 29 November 1944; Wirths to his parents, 13 December 1944. Passages to parents quoted in Langbein, Menschen [1], pp. 421-22. 
49. Wirths to his wife, 23 July 1943.  
50. Wirths to his wife, 24 August 1943. 
51. Wirths to his wife, 24 July 1945, 1 January 1945.  
52. Wirths to his wife, 27 November 1944.  
53. Filip Müller (with Helmut Freitag), Sonderkommando: Three Years in the Gas Chambers at Auschwitz (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979), p. 160. 
54. Wirths to his wife, 26 and 29 November, 17 December 1944, 5 January 1945. 
55. Langbein, Menschen [1], pp. 430-31. 
56 . See ibid., pp. 424-25.  
57. Wirths apologia [13]. 
58. Wirths to his wife, 13 January 1945.  
59. Wirths apologia [13].  
60. Ibid.  
61. Wirths to his wife, 23 July 1943.  
62. Wirths apologia; Langbein, Menschen [1], p. 431.  
63. Wirths apologia. 
64. Wirths apologia [13].  
65. Wirths to his parents, 13 December 1944; first phrase in Langbein, Menschen [1], pp. 421-22.  
66. Wirths to his wife, 24 May 1945.  
67. Ibid.  
68. Wirths to his wife, 24 May and 5 July 1945.  
69. Wirths to his wife, 15 July 1945.  
70. Ibid.  
71. Wirths apologia [13]; military evaluation of SS-Hauptsturmführer Dr. Eduard Wirths, 3 July 1944; Lolling’s professional evaluation of Wirths, 5 July 1944 (BDC: Wirths).  
72. Wirths’s notes on Nietzsche’s views on God, from Friedrich Würzbach, ed., Nietzsche: Sein Leben in Seibsizeugnissen, Briefen und Berichten (Berlin: Propyläen Verlag, 1942), pp. 44-45 (written on back of airplane schedules).  
 
THE NAZI DOCTORS:
Medical Killing and the
Psychology of Genocide

Robert J. Lifton
ISBN 0-465-09094
© 1986
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