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Hadamar Asylum employees go on trial

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Material Information

Title:
Hadamar Asylum employees go on trial
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Publisher:
s.n.
Place of Publication:
1945

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
War crime trials -- Photographs -- Germany   ( lcsh )
Hadamar Trial, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1945 -- Photographs   ( lcsh )
War criminalas -- Photographs -- Germany   ( lcsh )

Notes

Abstract:
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."
General Note:
Caption title.
General Note:
"G.8375."

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - N08-00017
usfldc handle - n8.17
System ID:
SFS0006329:00001

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