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    • The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl

    • How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis
    • By: Arthur Allen
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Few diseases are more gruesome than typhus. Transmitted by body lice, it afflicts the dispossessed - refugees, soldiers, and ghettoized peoples - causing hallucinations, terrible headaches, boiling fever, and often death. The disease plagued the German army on the Eastern Front and left the Reich desperate for a vaccine. For this they turned to the brilliant and eccentric Polish zoologist Rudolf Weigl.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, not quite "fantastic."

    • By Gotta Tellya on 08-20-14

    Regular price: $24.95