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Dr Klaus Karl Schilling
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1871
Munich (München)
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: May 28, 1946
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany

German tropical medicine specialist who participated in human experiments on victims at the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. U.S. military authorities hung Dr. Klaus Karl Schilling, 74, at the Landsberg Prison in Landsberg am Lech, Germany. In a Dachau war crimes trial, he was convicted of using 1,200 concentration camp prisoners for malaria research and attempts to fight it with synthetic drugs. Thirty died directly from the inoculations and 300 to 400 died later from complications of the disease. His experiments, all with unwilling subjects, began in 1942. He had previously conducted immunization experiments on inmates of the psychiatric asylums of Volterra and San Niccolo di Siena in Italy. In his appeal in English after he was cross-examined, he apparently begged for a table, chair, and a typewriter to finish writing his work to help science, his colleagues, and to rehabilitate himself. 
Created by: Cori Hoag
Record added: Mar 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86351952
Dr Klaus Karl Schilling
Added by: Rick Lawrence
Dr Klaus Karl Schilling
Added by: Cori Hoag
Dr Klaus Karl Schilling
Added by: Cori Hoag
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Peace to those you harmed
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Mar. 6, 2012

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