Potter asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 7 years ago

Question about the Holocaust?

You know how twins were experimented on during the Holocaust? Was it only jewish twins or did they experiment on german twins as well?

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    Yes - Jewish kids only as far as I've ever read.

    One terribly interesting thing about the Holocaust that a lot of people don't know is that the murder and torture of these people - many of them Jews - was illegal even under German law. This is one reason why the concentration camps were such a deep secret - and toward the end of the war, the SS guys knew they'd be tried as war criminals.... because they were war criminals.

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  • 7 years ago

    I believe it was only Jewish twins since they were being put in the concentration camps and being mistreated and killed.

    It's sad that they were used and thrown away :( Look up Josef Mengele.

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