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Arrested for homosexuality

A writer from Duesseldorf who was arrested for homosexuality. Duesseldorf, Germany, 1938. [RW 58-61940]

The Nazis posed as moral crusaders who wanted to stamp out what they labeled as the "vice" of homosexuality  in order to help Germany win the racial struggle.  They persecuted homosexuals as part of their so-called moral crusade to racially and culturally purify Germany. 


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A writer from Duesseldorf who was arrested for homosexuality. [LCID: 80370]