Year: 2000 Source: Journal of Contemporary History, v.35, no.2, (2000), p.281-306 SIEC No: 20040808

This article reveals some little-known details about the life & work of the internationally-renowned intellectual Viktor Frankl. The author sheds light on various aspects of Frankl’s life, including his participation in nazi-sponsored organizations during World War II, the exaggeration of his own experiences at Auschwitz concentration camp, & his undertaking of morally questionable medical ‘research’ conducted on Jews who had committed suicide in order to avoid deportation during the Holocaust.