Eugene Lazowski

Eugene Lazowski

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dr. Eugene Lazowski born Eugeniusz S awomir azowski (1913, Cz stochowa, Poland - December 16, 2006, Eugene, Oregon) was a Polish medical doctor who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust by creating a fake epidemic which played on racist German phobias about hygiene. By doing this, he risked the German death penalty, which was applied to Poles who helped Jews in the Holocaust.During World War II azowski served as a Polish Army Second Lieutenant on a Red Cross train, then as a military doctor of the Polish resistance Home Army. Thanks to a medical discovery by his friend, Dr Stanis aw Matulewicz, azowski created a fake outbreak of Epidemic Typhus, a dangerous infectious disease. He spread it in and around the town of Rozwad w (now a district of Stalowa Wola),show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135696351
  • 9786135696356