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Scientific Murder: Human Experimentation in Nazi Germany The Nazi's were infamous for their cruel and unusual experiments on humans. Although they played a small part of Nazi Germany's attempt at racial hygiene, these experiments desecrated and exterminated thousands of humans (Lifton 269). "The Nazi medical experiments of the 1930's and 1940's are the most famous example of recent disregard for ethical conduct " (Polit & Hungler 127). For the sake of science, thousands lost their lives "I have no words. I thought we were human beings.
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The T4 Program ended up killing about over a quarter million disabled people through its years (Hitler’s Rehearsal). Around 5,000 children perished from the world in the war years of 1939-45 (Friedlander). The T4 program also was a beginning phase of the Holocaust because Hitler and his Nazi party wanted to rid the country and German annexed areas of mentally and physically handicapped. The Beginning of the End Some of the cruel things done in the Holocaust were first shown to the world through the T4 Program because the lack of attention of the public. Children were killed by overdose and starvation (Friedlander).
“If at the beginning of the War and during the War twelve or fifteen thousand of these Hebrew corrupters of the people had been held under poison gas, as happened to hundreds of thousands of our very best German workers in the field, the sacrifice of millions at the front would not have been in vain. '; Many people were upset at the loss, and blaming the Jews made many people anti-Semites. Once he was named chancellor in 1933, Hitler preached about creating a Germany for true German people and a more centralized Germany. This included eliminating those who were non-Aryans and/or non-German. He would later detail about what a true German was in the Nuremberg Laws.
Hitler caused this horrible genecide or what is known as The Holocaust. "Holocaust" means sacrafice by fire, and Hitler would burn the Jews corps to get rid of the evidence. Throughout the whole war him and all his following Nazis killed around eleven million "undesirables". An "undesirable" is someone that was left out becasue genetics, race, health, or culture. Their was around 9 million jews before the war, although for every three jews two were killed.