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Incarcerated for homosexuality

An official order incarcerating the accused in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp for the "offence" of homosexuality. Germany, July 1944. 

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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An official order incarcerating the accused in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp for committing homosexual acts. [LCID: 01676]

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