Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8261
Title: Conspiracy in Paris, November 1938: Medical Fraud as Pretext for the 'Kristallnacht' Pogrom
Contributor(s): Weisz, George M  (author)
Publication Date: 2011
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8261
Abstract: This medical history essay claims that a medical fraud was committed by the authorities and was used as a pretext for the November 1938 anti-Jewish 'Kristallnacht' pogrom throughout the Third Reich. The suggested conspiracy covered up the real cause of death of the German Embassy's secretary in Paris. Baron Ernst vom Rath had been shot by a Jewish teenager who was frantic because of the plight of his family. A surgical analysis of the victim's injuries, and of the medical attention he received, suggests the likelihood of medical malpractice which led to his preventable demise.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: IMAJ - Israel Medical Association Journal, 13(5), p. 266-269
Publisher: Israel Medical Association
Place of Publication: Israel
ISSN: 0021-2180
1565-1088
Field of Research (FOR): 220205 History and Philosophy of Medicine
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: https://www.ima.org.il/FilesUpload/IMAJ/0/39/19795.pdf
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 56
Views: 62
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Journal Article

Files in This Item:
2 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

Page view(s)

32
checked on Feb 8, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.