Lines: 38 Archive/File: holocaust/germany/nuremberg quotes.001 Last-Modified: 1994/03/05 "'We are a master race, which must remember that the lowliest German worker is racially and biologically a thousand times more valuable that the population here.' (IMT, vol. 3, 406) 'What the nations can offer in the way of good blood of our type we will take, if necessary, by kidnapping their children.' (Ibid.) 'The Army Group Center has the intention to apprehend forty thousand to fifty thousand youths of the ages of ten to fourteen -- this action is aimed at not only preventing a direct reinforcement of the enemy's military strength but also of a reduction of its biological potentialities.' (IMT, vol. 3, 407) 'The policemen meanwhile ignited the houses. The people fall on their knees and kiss their hands, but the policemen beat them with rubber trunchons and threaten to burn down the whole village. They are now catching humans as the dog catchers used to catch dogs.' (IMT, vol. 3, 424) 'To lock men, women, and children into barns and set fire to them does not appear to be a suitable method for combatting partisans, even if it is desired to exterminate the population.'(IMT, vol. 3, 562) Work Cited Conot, Robert E. Justice at Nuremberg. New York: Harper & Row, 1983 Abbreviations: IMT. International Military Tribunal, Trial of the Major War Criminals; the published transcipts of the trial.
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