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The Resource The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen

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

Label
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Title
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl
Title remainder
how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Allen
Title variation
How two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allen, Arthur
Dewey number
614.5/26209438
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WC 605 A425f 2014
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weigl, Rudolf
  • Fleck, Ludwik
  • Typhus fever
  • Scientists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Anti-Nazi movement
  • Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne
Label
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn871037182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780393081015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014003246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)871037182
Label
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl : how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis, Arthur Allen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-358) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn871037182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780393081015
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014003246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)871037182

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