Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Abraham Mondry - June 15, 22, 29 & July 13, 1992

Auschwitz--Working With Mengele II

Now, you worked with...you worked with Mengele for the whole time you were there?

Yeah. See I was for all operations, all surgery, he did...he did it. Nobody could do it, only him. Anesthetic surgery, he has to be there...he...he was practicing, you know, doing experiments. I could recognize him now, tall guy. He must be about six-foot-two. He wear heavy, heavy frame glass. You know heavy frame?

Uh-huh. Do you remember when they uh, found his body?

Yeah, I remember, in Brazil. I think it's a fake. I think...I think it's a fake. They put it out where they...where they covering his trace. They was trail him, you know?


I don't think...I don't believe.

You think he's still alive?

I don't know...Well, he couldn't be young. He must be already...He must be now, at least about...


...eighty, ninety years old.

Uh-huh. What was he like to the prisoners? Was he friendly to them?


He was friendly to you.


He was friendly to you.

Well, he saved me. I don't know...I survive like, I was a...I was a nurse, you know. That's the truth. That's the truth. But what's the matter with the other... what's the matter with the other people?

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