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Subject: Holocaust Almanac -  Euthanasia Questionnaire
Summary: Jews are included in the list of 'patients' who 'qualified' to
         be euthanized
From: Ken McVay 
Followup-To: alt.revisionism
Organization: The Nizkor Project, Canada

Archive/File: places/germany/euthanasia/euthanasia.03
Last-modified: 1993/04/25


          Reischsleiter Bouhler and Dr.  Brandt are commissioned
	  under responsibility to expand the authority
	  particularly of designated doctors so that they can
	  euthanize after they become aware of people who are
	  seized by incurable sickness as determined by critical
	  review of the state of their illness.

                                         Adolph Hitler

 From the instruction sheet for the questionnaire for the euthanasia program:

 All patients are to be reported who

 1.   suffer from the diseases enumerated below and who within the institution
      can be occupied not at all or only at the most mechanical work (picking,

      Epilepsy (indicate if exogenous, war-related or other causes)
      Senile disorders,
      Therapy-resistant paralysis and other Lues [syphilitic] diseases,
      Retardation from whatever cause,
      Huntington's chorea and other terminal neurological conditions;


 2.   have been continuously in institutions for at least 5 years;


 3.   are in custody as criminally insane;


 4.   do not possess German citizenship or are not of German or related blood

 Accompanying footnote: Jew, Jewish Mischling [half-breed] 1st and 2nd class,
 Negro, Negro Mischling, Gypsy, gypsy Mischling.

 4 KLS 7/47

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