Introduction & overview of revised chronology

An avalanche of recent scholarship During the first three decades of the 20th century, Germany was the leading nation in all fields of science and technology (“the Mecca of science”). German medicine and medical research was the most advanced in the world; . . . Continue reading →

A Murderous Paradigm Change: Dr. Hermann Stieve’s List, Executions

Before the Third Reich, German anatomists relied on unclaimed corpses from hospitals, psychiatric facilities, and prisons; but prisons were a minor source because Germany executed fewer than 20 civilians a year between 1907 and 1932. After the Nazis gained control, the government . . . Continue reading →