Low Pressure Experiment

A prisoner who has been subjected to low pressure experimentation. For the benefit of the Luftwaffe, air pressure was created comparable to that found at 15,000 meters in altitude, in an effort to determine how high German pilots could fly and survive.
Photo credit: KZ Gedenkstatte Dachau

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