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Josef Mengele was born in 1911 in the Bavarian village of Gunzburg Germany Josefs parents were devout Catholics and saw to it that he and his two brothers were raised accordingly Mengele had always dreamed of a career in science and anthropology In 1930 he graduated from high school and was accepted to the University of Munich Munich is the capital of Bavaria and was at that time the center of the National Socialist movement It was while studying in Munich that Mengele was swept up by the nationalistic ideology of the Nazis Although Mengele studied medicine in Munich it took a back seat to eugenics Eugenics is the study of genetics He was interested in discovering the sources of human physical deformities Mengele received his PhD in 1935 He began working at a university medical clinic in Leipzig in 1936 Mengele was accepted into the Schutzstaffel or Elite Guard in 1938 His membership in the SS gave him great power Mengele was assigned to Auschwitz in 1943 His stated mission there was to perform research on human genetics His real goal however was to eradicate inferior gene strands from the human population in order to create a German super-race Witnesses at Auschwitz say that Mengeles selections in which he decided who was to live and who was to die seemed to provide enjoyment to him It has also been said that he had no conscience He could brutally beat a prisoner one-minute and then be in a cheerful mood the next What earned Mengele his nickname The Angel of Death wasnt his selections or beatings It was his inhuman experiments He dissected live infants He castrated men and boys without anesthetic He administered high-voltage shocks to women in order to test their endurance These are only a few examples of the many cruel and disgusting experiments he performed in the name of science Some psychiatrists believe that Mengele didnt take pleasure in inflicting
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