Karl Brandt was Hitler's escort physician and he ran the Aktion Euthanasia Program. He was accused of Human Experimentation and other War Crimes and was convicted at the Nuremberg Doctors Trial and was hanged.
The Grey Buses garage of the Hadamar Euthanasia Centre where the Nazis gassed those they deemed undesirable - the physically and mentally disabled. The program called T-4 also performed forced sterilizations. The hospital was liberated by the US 2nd Infantry division in early April of 1945 but the last victim died 29 May 1945. In October 1945, the first Hadamar trials were held. In 1947, a second trial was held In all more than 10,000 people were killed at Hadamar.
Law for the “Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases”. Propaganda slide featuring two doctors working at an unidentified asylum for the mentally ill. The caption reads, “Life only as a burden.
Willy Mentz and a death bus 1940 A Gekrat bus which carried the victims to the euthanasia killing sites. The bus is standing in front of the Grafeneck farm house. Mentz is sitting on the mudguard. Looking out of the bus window is probably Hermann Michel.