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Eugenics and the Holocaust: 1927-1939

John Glad


Published: 2008/06/01


The author investigates the charge that eugenics represents a “slippery path” that led to the Holocaust, and concludes that this widely popularized allegation is not supported by the facts. In a documented “timeline” he shows that during the period 1927 through 1939 many of the leading proponents of the eugenics movement were Jewish, and that the 1930s movement aimed at the political and genetic exclusion of Jews from German

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