Nazi Physician Who Sterilized Jewish Women Indicted in Germany

Carl Glauberg, the Nazi gynecologist who subjected thousands of Jewish women to agonizing sterilization tests in Nazi concentration camps, was indicted today, 13 months after his arrest. No date has been set for trial.

The Nazi physician was indicted by the local District Attorney on 170 specified cases of “aggravated physical assault while in the exercise of an official function” and with four cases of “inflicting physical injury of such a nature that death ensued.”

With the express approval of S.S. Chief Henirich Himmler, Glauberg injected Jewish victims at Auschwitz with a chemical acid that produced severe internal burns, as part of an experiment to pave the way for mass sterilization of all women in “hostile nations” under Nazi German domination.

The testimony on which the SS fanatic was indicted included depositions taken in Israeli courts and forwarded to Kiel in one of the first examples of cooperation between Israeli and German judicial authorities.

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