nazi dental gold


  • [4] Trials and prosecution With studies of the complicity of the medical profession in the crimes of the Third Reich on the rise, there is a question raised of the extent
    of justice brought down upon the doctors during the international trials after World War II.

  • Of the 48 identified dentists, 22 were station in at least one concentration camp.

  • [5] Results of trials[edit] 47 male dentists and one female dentist were identified in one of the studies.

  • [1] The collection was done with the active and voluntary cooperation of German dentists.

  • Kriegsjugendgeneration members were influenced by National Socialism at a young age and this generation was the most important generation for the National Socialists for recruitment.

  • The archetypical accused dentist was male, lived in a traditional family, was a part of the National Socialist Workers’ Party (NSDAP) and the Waffen-SS (Schutzstaffel), and
    belonged to the Kriegsjugendgeneration.


Works Cited

[‘Riaud, Xavier (June 2015). “Nazi Dental Gold: from Dead Bodies to Swiss Banks”. Vesalius: Acta Internationales Historiae Medicinae. 21 (1): 32–53. ISSN 1373-4857. PMID 26592082.
2. ^ Riaud, X. (2015). “History of Nazi Dental Gold: From Dead Bodies
till Swiss Bank”. S2CID 73917327.
3. ^ Riaud, Xavier (January 2017). “Nazi Dental Gold: From Dead Bodies to a Swiss Bank”. Dental Historian: Lindsay Club Newsletter. 62 (1): 15–23. ISSN 0958-6687. PMID 29949310.
4. ^ “Nazi Gold: Information from
the British Archives: Part II by FCDO Historians – Issuu”. Retrieved 2021-12-08.
5. ^ Jump up to:a b c Rinnen, Christiane Elisabeth; Westemeier, Jens; Gross, Dominik (2020-03-01). “Nazi Dentists on Trial: On the Political Complicity of
a Long-Neglected Professional Community”. Endeavour. 44 (1): 100710. doi:10.1016/j.endeavour.2020.100710. ISSN 0160-9327. PMID 32727655. S2CID 220875365.
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