When it was reported that one block was infected with lice, Mengele solved the problem by gassing all the women assigned to it. They faced starvation, illness, brutal labor, and other indignities until they were consigned to the gas chambers. We would like to thank The Crown and Goodman Family and the Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation for supporting the ongoing work to create content and resources for the Holocaust Encyclopedia. Fleischmann, the leader of the Working Group Pracovna Skupina operating within the framework of the Jewish council in Bratislava, attempted to halt the deportations of Jews from Slovakia.
From about February to about Aprilexperiments were conducted at the Dachau concentration camp in order to investigate immunization for treatment of malaria.