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|Brief Description||An autopsy on a victim of the Hademar "hospital."||Similar Items|
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|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
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An autopsy on a victim of the Hademar "hospital."
In the photo: Dr. Hermann Bolker, the physician performing the autopsy; the victim's remains were exhumed after burial.
At Hademar, Nazi medical personnel put to death German civilians and prisoners who according to Nazi ideology were considered unfit to live.
Further reading: see under Euthanasia in the “Encyclopedia of the Holocaust” (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 2, pp. 451 - 454.