MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Eduard Wirths

Dr. Eduard Wirths carried out oharmacological experimens and also attempted to boost the scientific career of his younger brother, a gynecologist from Hamburg, by joining him from the spring of 1943 in experiments on cervical cancer. He chose subjects from among the Jewish women prisoners held upstairs in block no. 10 in the main camp.