Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pencil sketch of a Nazi by Dr K Prabhakar Rao

HEINZ THILO

Thilo joined the Nazi party in December 1930 and the SS in 1934. Hev was SS officer and a physician.From 1938 to 1941 he worked as a gynaecologist for the Lebensborn organization. After six months of war service he was assigned to the Auschwitz concentration camp in July 1942. There he became responsible for the infirmary camp with the rank of Obersturmf├╝hrer.Thilo called the camp the "anus mundi" ("anus of the world").He was one of the physicians commonly performing the "selections" in which incoming Jews were divided into those deemed able to work and those who were to be gassed immediately.Thilo also participated in the liquidation of the Theresienstadt family camp on March 8, 1944, when 3,791 Jews were murdered in the gas chambers.In Oct 1944 he was transferred to gross Rosen camp where he served up to , Feb 1945. After the war he fled the camp before it was liberated. However he was captured by allies and he he committed suicide in prison.


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