Geert August Hirt (Hirt)( German anthropologist and surgeon)
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Hirt, August, Geert, (Hirt), German anthropologist and surgeon. Born April 29, 1898 in Mannheim. After receiving her medical degree, some time he taught at Heidelberg. After becoming acquainted in 1936 with Himmler Hirt in 1939 joined the SS with the rank Hauptsturmfц+hrer (captain). Himmler with the task of finding an antidote for mustard gas. Hirt experimented on dogs and on himself, then was in hospital with severe bleeding in the lungs. Subsequently, began to conduct experiments on concentration camp prisoners, many of whom are blind or have died.
Himmler, as the president of the society Anenerbe, sought to achieve "scientific justification" for their own racial theories. For this, he appointed the head Hirt established the Institute of Anatomy at the University of Strassburgskom. To collect skulls Hirt established close contacts with suppliers of raw materials "- Josef Kramer, known under the nickname" Belsen beast ", and tungsten Sievers, manager of public affairs Anenerbe. February 9, 1942 Hirt, wrote to Himmler: "With the proper provision of the skulls of Jewish-Bolshevik commissars, who are the prototype of disgusting, but typical podcheloveka, we are able to achieve certain scientific results. After the violent death of a Jew's head, which must not be damaged, should be separated from the trunk and placed in a hermetically vacuum-sealed jar filled with preservative composition.
. When the summer of 1944 American and French troops came to Strasbourg, Hirt asked Himmler what to do with his collection of skulls
. Himmler advised to destroy it. However, the Allies discovered in the pantry laboratory Hirt pile of decapitated bodies. Sam Hirt disappeared and has never been found.