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Nazi Anthropologists Divide Twins; Declare Girl “pure Aryan” and Boy “half-jewish”

July 9, 1942
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Ridiculing the Nazi racial theory, the Swedish press today reports how Nazi scientists, after taking a blood test of a twin boy and girl, decided that the boy is half-Jewish and the girl is “pure Aryan.” The twins are 20 years old.

The father of the twins is a Viennese Jew. The mother is “Aryan.” Separated from her Jewish husband, the non-Jewish mother insisted before the Nazi authorities that the real father of the twins was “a pure Aryan.” The case was assigned to the Vienna Anthropological Society for a scientific investigation. The ruling issued by the Society was that the girl resembles her mother and that her blood test shows that she belongs to the “pure Aryan” blood group, while the boy resembles his Jewish father and belongs to the “half-Jewish” blood group.

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