Asked in Health, Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Euthanasia
When did the Nazis start their euthanasia program?
October 1939 - Nazis Begin Euthanasia on Sick and Disabled OCTOBER 1939- NAZIS BEGIN EUTHANASIA ON SICK AND DISABLED...
Why is it ironic that the Nazis kept carefuldetailed records of all who were exterminated?
it would be ironic if it were those records that condemned them.
Should it be legal to euthanize individuals as occurred in the Nazi's T4 Euthanasia Program?
No. The Nazis exterminated people against their will. The Nazis did the choosing and chose who they thought shouldn't be allowed to live. Euthanasia as discussed today is the termination life as a humane act. The Nazis did not exterminate people for humane reasons. The word euthanasia in your question should be highlighted in quotation marks since Nazi killing was anything but humane. ...
Why is it ironic that the Nazis kept careful detailed records of all who were exterminated?
It was ironic because their meitculous record keeping was used as evidence to try the people involved in the Holocaust in a court of law. ...
Asked in Health, Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Euthanasia
When did the Nazis begin their euthanasia program?
What?! The Nazis did not begin any euthanasia program. They did medical experiments on living people, and tortured and murdered many others. But there was no euthanasia program. There's some misunderstanding here. (It doesn't look to me as if the questioner is using the word euthanasia as a synonym for the Holocaust). The Nazis did all of the above. There was a Nazi euthanasia programme in addition to the main Holocaust and the medical experiments. It was directed against certain categories of mentally...
Asked in Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Washington DC
What opened in 1993 that tells the story of 11000000 people killed by the Nazis?
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC opened in that year. ...
Asked in Nuremberg Trials
Why did the Nuremberg Trials take place in Nuremberg?
It was rather a ironic and symbolic place to hold the trials. From 1927-1938, the Nazis held major rallies there. It was there where the Nazis passed the Nuremberg Laws, outlawing the Jews doing really anything. ...
Why did the Nazis start Auschwitz concentration Camp?
The camp opened in May 1940 and initially was intended as a very tough concentration camp for Poles who resisted or didn't co-operate with the Nazis. ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2, Genocide
What was genocide of retarded people called in Germany during World War 2?
It was called euthanasia ('mercy killing') and code named T-4. The Nazis also continued to kill the mentally and physically handicapped along with Jews, Gypsies and homosexuals during World War 2. But they still used euthanasia to gas them ...
Asked in Germany in WW2, Adolf Hitler
What did Hitler and the Nazis think about modern art?
Weimar Germany was one of the chief European centers for modern art and sciences. Hitler and the Nazis, however, rejected modern art as "Desgenerate". They believed they could make a new genuine German art. ...
Asked in Euthanasia
What are reasons to be against euthanasia?
Mistakes - people may opt for euthanasia because they believe they have a terminal illness, but after death this could be found to have been a misdiagnosis. Euthanasia goes against the Hippocratic oath which is taken by doctors - says that they will prolong life. This stems from Greek Philosopher Hippocrates (460-370 BCE) - 'I will not prescribe a deadly drug to please someone, nor give advice that may cause his death'. The 'slippery slope' argument -- that the legalisation of active euthanasia would...
Asked in Holocaust
Who were the sonderkommando as used in the killing centers?
The (Jewish) Sonderkommando, or special squads were known under many different names. They were squads made up of inmates who worked in the killing centers, dealing with the people before the Nazis killed them and with the the processing and disposal after the murders. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Germany
When and by whom was the first motorway opened in Germany?
The first road of this kind was completed in 1932 between Cologne and Bonn. It was opened by Konrad Adenauer the Mayor of Cologne on 6 August 1932, a year before the Nazis came to power. ...
Asked in Health, Holocaust, Judaism, Euthanasia
Who killed the Jews in Euthanasia?
There's some confusion here. The Nazi regime systematically murdered incurably ill patients until about August 1941 but then scaled back the programme in view of public protests from some Roman Catholic bishops. The Nazis called the programme 'euthanasia' ('mercy-killing'). The genocide of the Jews was separate and started a little later - in December 1941. However, many of the SS-men who were active in the euthanasia programme went on to play a key part in the Holocaust. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2
Why and in what areas were the Nazis able to provide more jobs?
Factories needed to be opened to produce many different materials providing jobs for anyone who could or would work. ...
Asked in Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Adolf Hitler
Why did the Holocaust target the handicapped?
They targeted the handicapped because they were no use to the Nazis because they couldn't work. The Nazis were going about creating a master race of perfect human beings. Anyone who did not fit into Hitler's ideal person was targeted. That is why they exterminated who they exterminated: basically those who were not blond haired and blue eyed and those who were crippled/handicapped. It was known as euthanasia plan. Says omar. ...
Asked in World War 2, D-Day, Germany in WW2, France in WW2
D-day invasion that opened a second front against the Nazis?
Not really a question, but yes. The idea of D-Day was to create two fronts for Germany to defend. ...