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Hitler and murder-order signed

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  1. Kai-Petri

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    Hitler authorizes Reichsleiter Philipp Bouhler and Dr. Karl Brandt to empower certain doctors to euthanize the incurably ill. This document, dated September 1, 1939, is the only murder-order Hitler is known to have signed.


    http://stevenlehrer.com/Hitler_threat.htm
     
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    Philipp Bouhler

    The man, who according to Himmler biography I´m reading ( check the books section ), invented the shower room camouflage for poison gas chambers.
     
  3. Friedrich

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    Indeed a despicable man, Kai.

    Sir Ian Kershaw makes several mentions of him and this very incident in his Hitler's biography, and so does Robert Gellately in his book "Not only Hitler".

    Kai, you should get those books.
     
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    What about Hitler’s edict that all Commandos captured should be executed? Is this not a murder order?
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  5. Friedrich

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    It is, Brian. But he did it orally, in the exact same way in which he ordered all the communist officials, political comissars and NKVD men executed when invading the USSR in June 1941.
     
  6. Kai-Petri

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    BTW,

    was the Commando order directed to the eastern or western front more?
     

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