history XXV

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

25th July, 1933 : In the wake of a stream of official degrees directed at strengthening and purifying the German race, Hitler’s cabinet yesterday announced plans for the compulsory sterilisation of people suffering from blindness,deafness, physical deformity, hereditary imbecility, epilepsy and St Vitus’ dance. The sterilisations will be carried out without the consent of the victims; force can be used if necessary. Another decree, which provides for granting cheap loans to newly-married couples, specifically forbids the spending of the money in Jewish shops.

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