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Dr. Wilhelm Beiglboeck

Beiglboeck was born on October 10, 1905 in Hochneukirchen, Austria.

He served as a physician in the Luftwaffe, and later became the primary experimenter for the sea water experiment.

He was convicted at the Doctors' trial on two accounts, Count one: the common design or conspiracy, and count two: war crimes.

The verdict was 15 years, but Beiglboeck only served for 10. He later became the chief physician at the Hospital of Buxtehude.
He died in 1968.