Hitler's Euthanasia Decree

Hitler's 1939 decree, increasing "the authority of certain physicians to be designated by name in such manner that persons who, according to human judgment, are incurable can, upon a most careful diagnosis of their condition of sickness, be accorded a mercy death." (From the records of the Nuremberg Trial's International Military Tribunal)

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