Eugenics - A Psychiatric Responsibility?
A Eugenics Time Track: A View of Psychiatry's Participation
1919 Hitler trains to become an instructor in psychopolitical reconditioning for returning soldiers. He is also instructed in the skills of agitation and public speaking.
January, 1920 Weimar legislators pass a "marriage advising law," requiring government licensing offices in Germany to distribute a pamphlet to all couples seeking marriage licenses, advising them of hereditary aspects of tuberculosis, feeblemindedness and mental illness.
January, 1920 German Workers' Party changes its name to the National Socialist German Workers' Party. It formally adopts the swastika in its most familiar form as its official symbol this year.Eugenics: The list of the Death Camps
Well over one thousand camps of various sizes, all designed to imprison innocent humans, considered sub-human by Nazi eugenic standards. Every human right was replaced by Nazi eugenic laws.
Eugenics: What happened in France?
During more than 40 years, the French Government refused to admit the responsibility of the regime of Petain and the French police in the deportation of the French Jews. In 1995, the president Chirac has finally admitted the responsibility of the Vichy regime during a speech in memory of the victims of the "Grande Rafle".