Ripon Public Library

The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl, how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen - (hardcover)

The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back
Table Of Contents
Lice, war, typhus, madness -- City on the edge of time -- The louse feeders -- The Nazi doctors and the shape of things to come -- War and epidemics -- Parasites -- The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Wiegl [sic] -- Armies of winter -- The terrifying clinic of Dr. Ding -- "Paradise" at Auschwitz -- Buchenwald : rabbit stew and fake vaccine -- Imperfect justice
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
viii, 384 pages, illustrations, maps, 25 cm

Library Locations

  • Ripon Public Library

    Ripon Public Library 120 Jefferson St, Ripon, WI, 54971, US