Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.102
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Wesse, Hermann life sentence
LG Düsseldorf 481124
OGHBZ 490723
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HuPAen in the former Rhine province
Crime Date: 40-45
Victims: Mentally Disabled
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion Medical Staff HuPA former Rhine province, Nursing Staff HuPA former Rhine province, Provincial administration former Rhine province,  Bonn university
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the 'Euthanasia program' by reviewing and selecting the mental patients, which were to be killed; by their transfer to 'transit institutions' as well as to the gassing center of Hadamar and to other institutions where the patients were generally killed. Killing of mentally ill children through injections with Luminal in the 'Children's Ward' of Waldniel

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. III


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.