German Research Organization to Identify Nazi Victims That Ended Up as Brain Slides

May 3, 2017

(Deutsche Welle) – They are kept deep in the archive of the Max Planck Society in Munich – human brain specimens, elaborately prepared and neatly labeled. Some of the brain specimens belong to Nazi victims. They were murdered because they were mentally ill or disabled and considered “unworthy of life,” according to Hitler. About 300,000 people including children were killed in the Nazi’s so-called “euthanasia program, T4.” But the victims’ brains were preserved.

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