The Dentist of Auschwitz

The Dentist of Auschwitz

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In 1941 Berek Jakubowicz (now Benjamin Jacobs) was deported from his Polish village and remained a prisoner of the Reich until the final days of the war. His possession of a few dental tools and rudimentary skills saved his life. Jacobs helped assemble V1 and V2 rockets in Buchenwald and Dora-Mittelbau; spent a year and a half in Auschwitz, where he was forced to remove gold teeth from corpses; and survived the RAF attack on three ocean liners turned prison camps in the Bay of Lubeck. This is his story.him there, because he didna#39;t want to disrupt the othersa#39; work. When we finally brought him into the camp, ... She brought me belladonna, a powdery antacid, Papaverine pills, and a liquid acid-neutralizer. It is not a cure, the doctor told her, but itanbsp;...

Title:The Dentist of Auschwitz
Author:Benjamin Jacobs
Publisher:University Press of Kentucky - 2009-12-01


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