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It has taken me a while, but I've finally procured a copy of "Crime
Doctor"[1] to check out Mr. Lemiere's claims that he attributed to Dr.
Larson. In this post I will address the issue of Dr. Larson's performing
autopsies on concentration and death camp prisoners. 

First, a little refresher of some of Mr.Lemiere's claims, please bear with me:

In article <42jc53$>, (Marc Lemire) wrote:

> >> >The man did, as you claim 100 autopsies a day? Lets see, that would make
> >> >roughly a little over four per hour if he went twenty four hours. At best
> >> >that means he did oen every fifteen minutes. No, considering that he did
> >> >not work for 24 hours straight, and the he also looked at 300 bodies
> >> >superficially, I fail to see how any work that he did could be considered
> >> >accurate - it takes a normal pathologist even with todays technology much
> >> >much longer than fifteen minutes to examine a body. Either you have your
> >> >facts mixed up, you are lying, or Lawson is a fraud.
> >> 
> >> You also must consider that he was working quite closley with the
> >> American Lab in Paris, which did all the medical tests(ie toxicology,
> >> I would also assume that he had other Medics helping him.  The medics
> >> probibly get the bodies for Dr Larson to investigate and also assist
him in 
> >> the Autopsies. 
> >>  
> >
> >Regardless of who did all the tests, it still takes more than fifteen
> >minutes to perform a proper autopsy -even with help. Larson could not have
> >accomplished what he claimed, unless his work was so shoddy as to be
> >unreliable.
> I agree with you here.  100 a day does seem like quite alot.
> I can only speculate the exact number a day, since I am not a patholigist and 
> I am not Dr. Larson.
> I assume that when the person who helped write the book with Dr. Larson,
> have maybe blew up the figure a bit. But then again, I don't really know.
> >> So far I have not seen any evidence that he is a fraud.  Do you have any 
> >> evidence that might lead you to believe that Dr Larson is a fraud?
> >
> >Stay tuned.
> OK Ghandi, can't wait.

Well, wait no more, Mr. Lemire. From "Crime Doctor," p. 57-58:


"Subject: Investigation of Attrocities at Kauffring Camp #4 near Hulach,
Germany. (Hulach is near Landsberg).

"On May 1, 1945 I inspected 286 bodies lying in the compound of the above
camp. The examination as to the cause of death was of necessity quite
superficial and hurried. The cause of death could be roughly divided into
three catagories:

"1. 86 bodies were so severely burned that the burns themselves were
undoubtably the cause of death. Sworn statements of witnesses indicate
that these individuals were locked in the barracks at the compound and
that these buildings were deliberately set on fire with the attempt to
destroy all these bodies by the Germans shortly before the American troops
liberated this camp.

"2. 11 bodies were shot either in the head, chest or abdomen or in
different combinations of the above wounds sufficient to be the cause of

"3. 189 bodies showed no gross external cause of death. All of these
bodies, as well as those in the foregoing two classifications, were
extremely emanciated; many of them had large decubitus sores, and all were
lice-infested. According to witnesses, typhus was present in this camp and
some could have died of this disease. However, according to other reliable
testimony, these individuals were murdered by hypodermic injection of an
unknown poison a matter of hours before the Americans liberated the camp.
The German doctor for the camp- a 'Dr. Blanke' -was seen to have used a
large srynge with a needle and to have injected this unknown poison into
these individuals. The result of the injection was death in from five to
20 minutes. Death was precedeeded by generalized convulsions. In a search
of the camp and of 'Dr, Blanke's' home and office, no clue was found as to
the type of poison used. From some autopsies performed, the brain and
portions of the liver, the spleen, the heart and one kidney were retained
for transmission to the First Medical Laboratory in Paris for
toxicological exanimation to determine the type of administered. (Author's
Note: Major Larson later recieved reports from FML in Paris that the
organs he had sent in for toxicological examination on three autopsied
cases were _negative_ for all poisons.)  In one autopsied case the
individual had pulmonary tuberculosis which was bilateral and rather far
advanced. There was no gross cavitation, and about 
75 percent of the lung tissue contained air and was not completely
replaced by the tuberculosis except for some recent bronchogenic
dissemination. No focal tuberculosis was found in other organs of the
body. This autopsy was performed under field conditions with no water

"The testimony suggested that some of those poisoned recieved injections
over the heart. No needle wounds were observed on the heart in the cases

"Dr. Blake committed suicide a few minutes before the Americans arrived in
town and, according to testimony, his death was due to poisoning
self-administered, supposedly the same type used on the prisoners in the
compound. He aslo murdered his wife by the same means before taking his
own life.

"Thirt-one additional bodies were found in the woods lying on the ground
in a somewhat scattered position a few hundred yards from the compound.
Superficial examination of these bodies showed that 17 of them had died as
a result of gunshot wounds; mostly multiple and probably from machine gun
fire as whole extremities were amputated on some. Fourteen of these bodies
showed no visable external cause of death and were also supposed to have
been poisoned. Numerous photogrphs were taken to corrborate this report.

"SIGNED: Major C.P. Larson, M.C.
Pathologist (50th General Hospital)
D.S. with War Crimes Team 6823.


As for evidence of Dr. Larson being a fraud? I'm tending do doubt that
rather much. In the book's forward (p. v)  Dr. Larson was so described:

"A cosmopolitan, Dr. Larson was born in Eleva, Wisconsin, had his early
education at Gonzaga Univerity in Washington, obtained his medical degree
>from  McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and pursued specialty training
in pathology at the University of Michigan and University of Oregon
Medical Schools...

"...He has served as president of the major professional organizations in
pathology. Service to his country as a colonel in the United States Army
culminated in his being appointed pathologists for the War Crimes
Investigating Team in the European Theater of Operation in 1945.

"Dr. Larson was a founding member of the American Academy of Forensic
Sciences in Chicago in 1948 and 1966 was a founding member of the National
Association of Medical Examiners.


1. 78-16403: McCallum, John Dennis, 1924-  Crime Doctor : Dr. Charles P.
Larson, world's foremost medical-detective, reports from his crime file 
Mercer Island, Wash. : Writing Works, c1978.  x, 262 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
LC CALL NUMBER: RA1025.L37 M3 1978

"Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes 
not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties--but
right through every human heart--and all human hearts." 

-- Alexander Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag Archipelago"

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