Corpus ID: 1908280

Dr. Irmfried Eberl (1910-1948): mass murdering MD.

  title={Dr. Irmfried Eberl (1910-1948): mass murdering MD.},
  author={R. Strous},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={11 4},
  • R. Strous
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
There are isolated cases of physicians who murdered their patients. However, never had a single physician personally supervised the mass murder of hundreds of thousands of individuals, until Dr. Irmfried Eberl. Commander of the Nazi death camp Treblinka, he killed both the ill and those he considered "a disease to his nation." At age 32 Dr. Eberl established Treblinka, where he was responsible for the killing of approximately 280,000 individuals within a few weeks. The position of camp… Expand

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