Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

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

Auschwitz--Mengele's Experiments III

Did... did anyone ever get operated on by Mengele? Did Mengele ever operate on anybody you knew?

Not exactly what I know, but...You see, when they...they picked from every transport, like the Greek transports with young...young girls, you know. And they keep them separate, you know. They give them a little more food, extra, too. They give them a little more... a bigger piece bread.


??? to keep them. There's a reason why. They keep them more healthy. And I was in operations where they castrated people, men, mens . I seen it.

You watched it? Were you assisting Mengele then? Were you helping Mengele then?

No. Mengele didn't do it, it was some other one.

Do you remember who it was?

Mengele didn't do it, this castration, I didn't do it. I saw it at the time... Doctor do.

Do you remember the other doctors?

Civilians, I don't know.

Civilian doctors. How did you react to that?

You know, the funny thing, a friend of mine was castrated, at least they cut him too. He married and he has children too. His children, they go over there... It's so funny, they got a big sum of money. You know, there's so many things, I don't know where to start with, you know.

I know. Well, start anywhere. You want to stop for today?

Yeah, yeah. I get too excited. All of a sudden, my head is spinning. ??? I got a good memory ??? names. What was in here. Tell me something Dr. Sid, are you born here? When they took my mother away. ??? And one word she said, "Pray, pray, pray to God." You know ??? all Jewish people, girls, you know.

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