How Josef Mengele Became The Angel Of Death

Dr. Josef Mengele’s medical facility at Auschwitz was perhaps the most horrifying place the Holocaust produced. Who was this man behind it all, and what made him the notorious “Angel of Death?”

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Wikimedia Commons/ATI Composite Josef Mengele; Auschwitz prisoners to be used in Mengele’s experiments.

Ask a person to name the worst crime in living memory, and the Holocaust will probably be what they come up with. Ask them to name the worst crime scene of the Holocaust, and Auschwitz is the natural answer.

Ask a person who knew that camp what the worst part of it was, and the killing center at Birkenau is the hands-down winner. Ask a survivor of Birkenau to name the most terrifying murderer in the whole complex, and they’ll give you the name of Dr. Josef Mengele.

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7 Napoleon Bonaparte Facts They Don’t Teach You In History Class

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the biggest names in history. Everybody’s heard of him, but there are some things you’ve probably never been told about the French emperor.

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Napoleon Bonaparte makes the short list of people who are most responsible for how the modern world came into being. From his May 18, 1804 installation as Emperor, this little average-sized man rose from a lowly artillery officer from a remote island to a height of power no European had enjoyed since Roman times.

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