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The Nazi Euthanasia Program: Hadamar Photographs

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  • Exterior view of the Hadamar main building. The photograph was taken by an American military photographer soon after the liberation.
  • An American soldier stands guard in front of the Hadamar Institute. The photograph was taken by an American military photographer soon after the liberation.
  • Cemetery at Hadamar where victims of euthanasia killing at Hadamar were buried. This photograph was taken toward the end of the war.
  • View of the wall surrounding the cemetery of the Hadamar Institute. Jagged pieces of glass were placed on the wall to discourage observers. This photograph was taken by an American military photographer soon after the liberation of Hadamar.
  • Two pages of the death registry at Hadamar listing false causes of death. Thousands of the physically and mentally disabled were killed there as part of the Euthanasia Program.
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Sources: USHMM, National Archives and Records Administration, Dachau

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