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Corpse burners and doctors, Muller-Hill and Watson

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Interviewee: Benno Muller-Hill, James Watson. Destruction center staff who collected and cremated the corpses of gas victims earned the same salary as a medical doctor. (DNAi Location: Chronicle > In the third reich > Applying the solution > They did it for the money)
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So, this is about the medical people, but then the question is what does one think about the other people who got involved who were working here, for example, the people who burned the corpses. And I think there, for a long time I didn't realize what was going on, and Friedlander, Henry Friedlander I think found it, and that is they were paid exceedingly well, the people who did the dirty work here earned as much as normally a German medical doctor was earning. So they became rich, and this is why they worked here, it was just money, money, money, nothing but money.
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