c. Twelve were sentenced to death, one in absentia, and the rest were given prison sentences ranging from 10 years to life behind bars. 4. Main Point 3: Women during post war justice a. No women were tried at Nuremberg. b. Women got away with war crimes c. Women that took place in the Holocaust forgot the violent past and moved on to help Germany rebuild. 5. Conclusion: a. Men who were tried during the Nuremberg trials were given life long sentencings while women were unimagined to commit such crimes, leaving them with little to no consequences. Women commited most of the crimes during the Holocaust.
Jarboe 4 3. Part III: Short identification Operation T-4: was the mass murder of Jews in concentration camps that were considered “incurably sick”, through involuntary euthanasia. Adolf Hitler signed a “euthanasia note” in September of 1939 that gave the physician Karl Brandt and Phillip Bouhler the power to enact the programme. Thus, in the spring of 1940, German physicians were recruited and paid to give medical examinations that questioned ones name, races, health. If an adult or child seemed incurable, they were put to a “mercy death”. These killing lasted from 1939-1945, where nearly 300,000 people were killed at psychiatric hospitals in Germany and Austria. Most of the victims killed were taken from church run asylums, with the approval of the Protestant or Catholic Authorities incontrol of the institutions. The factors of the programme were initiated due to: eugenics, compassion, reducing suffering, racial hygiene, and the welfare of the economy. This allowed Hitler to define a community that excluded individuals and those who did not fit in with Nazi criteria of racial purity.
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