Herta Oberheuser

Herta Oberheuser was a physician at the Ravensbrück concentration camp. She performed medical experiments. She was found guilty of performing sulfanilamide experiments, bone, muscle, and nerve regeneration and bone transplantation experiments on humans, as well as of sterilizing prisoners. 

This portrait of Herta Oberheuser was taken when she was a defendant in the Medical Case Trial at Nuremberg.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hedwig Wachenheimer Epstein
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Portrait of Herta Oberhauser

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