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The Resource The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen

The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen

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The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Title
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl
Title remainder
how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Allen
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How two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory
  • The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back
Summary
Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10317246
Cataloging source
DLC
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1959-
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Allen, Arthur
Dewey number
614. 5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Weigl, Rudolf
  • Fleck, Ludwik
  • Typhus fever
  • Scientists
  • Anti-Nazi movement
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Label
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Contents
Lice, war, typhus, madness -- City on the edge of time -- The louse feeders -- The Nazi doctors and the shape of things to come -- War and epidemics -- Parasites -- The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Wiegl [sic] -- Armies of winter -- The terrifying clinic of Dr. Ding -- "Paradise" at Auschwitz -- Buchenwald : rabbit stew and fake vaccine -- Imperfect justice
Control code
000052573321
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780393081015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Contents
Lice, war, typhus, madness -- City on the edge of time -- The louse feeders -- The Nazi doctors and the shape of things to come -- War and epidemics -- Parasites -- The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Wiegl [sic] -- Armies of winter -- The terrifying clinic of Dr. Ding -- "Paradise" at Auschwitz -- Buchenwald : rabbit stew and fake vaccine -- Imperfect justice
Control code
000052573321
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780393081015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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