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Josef mengele was one of the most infamous men associated with the death camps and the holocaust josef mengele gained infamy for his experiments on twins while at auschwitz-birkenau - though he also worked at other camps during world war two. Book a auschwitz -birkenau concentration camp in krakow on viator skip to private sightseeing tour introduction: auschwitz-birkcnau concentration camp tortured and murdered in this camp the world known symbol of humanity's cruelty to its fellow human beings in the 20th.