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New York Times Company.
Hadamar Asylum employees go on trial.
Caption on back of photograph reads: "Hadamar Asylum employees go on trial. Seven former employees, including one woman, of the rotorious [sic] Hadamar Sanatorium, accused of murdering 400 Poles and Russians by lethal injections, went on trial October 8th, before as special U.S. War Crimes Military Commission at Wiesbaden. Col. Leon Jaworski, U.S. Prosecutor, called their crime "a case shocking to all humanity". New York Times photo shows, Nina Zachow, called as first witness for the prosecution, points to Heinrich Ruoff, former chief male nurse at Hadamar Sanatorium. Miss Zachow, also a former nurse at the institution, said that when the first batch of Poles and Russians arrived, they were placed in three bedrooms, undressed and put to bed between clean sheets. The [sic], she said, Ruoff gave them injections. All died within a few hours, she testffied [sic]."
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World War, 1939-1945
War crime trials
Hadamar Trial, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1945
t Photographs of the Nazi war crimes trials, 1945-1946