logo

Video encyclopedia

30/05/1943 Josef Mengele becomes chief medical officer at Auschwitz

8:29

The Nazi Psycho Doctor - Josef Mengele

20:09

Josef Mengele Biography: The Angel of Death

9:08

The Angel of Death

2:10

'No tears left': Mengele victim returns to Auschwitz

14:48

I Survived The Holocaust Twin Experiments

Mengele applied to transfer to the concentration camp service. His application was accepted and he was posted to Auschwitz, where he was appointed by SS-Standortarzt Eduard Wirths, chief medical officer at Auschwitz, to the position of chief physician of the Zigeunerfamilienlager at Birkenau, a subcamp located on the main Auschwitz complex.