Pages tagged "T4 program"
German woman, 93, tells how her siblings defied Hitler and were put to death for treason for organizing the White Rose Campaign in 1943.
Jan 24, 2014
By Allan Hall, Daily Mail - January 18,, 2014. Link to the original article. Continue reading
Jul 15, 2013
John Cleese's famous character Basil Fawlty, in an incoherent state in the famous Fawtly Towers episode, screeched repeatedly (and ignored himself) the phrase, 'Don't mention the War!' Anti-euthanasia campaigners were once counselled likewise not to mention the Nazi horrors. Yet the aphorism that 'those who fail to remember the past are doomed to repeat it' also has currency. At the announcement of a new memorial to the horrors of the T4 program, which was the precursor to the Nazi death camps, it's worth recalling where and how this tragic period in world history actually began. Continue reading
Jul 10, 2013
From the this report on the building of a memorial to the over 200,000 people who died under the T4 euthanasia program that, itself, was the impetus for the Nazi extermination camps during the Second World War:German DW website Continue reading