Signed Letter by Hitler Authorizing Euthanasia Killings

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Title

Signed Letter by Hitler Authorizing Euthanasia Killings

Subject

Euthanasia Killings

Description

As part of the Nazis mission to create a racially pure nation Germans whom were not considered to contribute to the state were to be killed. This included those with physical and mental disabilities, such as dementia or schizophrenia. This signed order from Hitler authorized "euthanasia" killings under the T-4 program.

Source

German History in Documents and Images
http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/common/euthanasia.jpg

Publisher

German History in Documents and Images

Date

September 1, 1939

Language

German

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Citation

“Signed Letter by Hitler Authorizing Euthanasia Killings,” Nazi Germany, accessed July 24, 2024, http://nazigermany.lmu.build/items/show/62.