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Carl Værnet

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Carl Vaernet (born: April 28, 1893 in Copenhagen, Denmark, died on November 25, 1965, Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a doctor in the Buchenwald concentration camp. [1] He is infamous for doing barbaric medical experiments on gay prisoners. These crimes were hidden from history for over 50 years.

With help from the British military, he was not put on trial at Nuremburg. He escaped to Argentina where he is known to have lived openly until his death in 1965.[2]

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  1. Tatchell, Peter (2015-05-05). "The Nazi doctor who experimented on gay people – and Britain helped to escape justice | Peter Tatchell". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-05-01.
  2. "Survivors of a forgotten holocaust". The Independent. 2001-06-12. Retrieved 2020-05-01.