Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

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

Auschwitz--Working With Mengele III

Did you, did you watch him kill anybody?

Yeah, I see killing.


No, no. I didn't see him kill personal. When he had to kill, they killed it for him.

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Every two weeks you had a selection?

In hospital. Who didn't heal, you know, has to know.

Did you ever kill anybody? Did anybody die while you were taking care of them?

Anybody die, yeah, every night, they die. Every night... About two, 300 people... I watched 200 people die.

While you were taking care of them?

Yeah, every night. Me and other... other takers.

Did you give injections too?

No, they don't give you no injections there.

Mengele didn't either?

They didn't have one to give. They didn't have anything. I mean, they didn't have any old soldiers in there. You see, when it started in Russia, the front in Russia, they used to bring lots of soldiers, they're freezing, freezing hands, freezing nose and toes, hands, ears. They used to bring them to cure them in there, in camp. They used to bring them and...


...in the emergency room. Every morning they used to bring them in, bandaged... all bandaged, you know. They were so frozen up.

And then what happened?

I don't know what happened to them. They used to come in, they used to treat them there.

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