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Unfortunately, there is not much literature on Hartheim:

Simone Loistl und Florian Schwanninger: Vestiges and Witnesses: Archaeological Finds from the Nazi Euthanasia Institution of Hartheim as Objects of Research and Education. In: International Journal of Historical Archaeology (2017) 1-25,
DOI 10.1007/s10761-017-0441-2

You will find information on this website, namely at the pages History before 1940, Killing Facility Hartheim 1940–1944 and History 1945–2003


In addition, you may want to read the following articles:

Download as pdfKepplinger_The Hartheim Euthanasia Institute (PDF)

pdfHahn_What Occured in Linz (PDF)

pdfProsecution of former T4 assessors (PDF)



If you want to know more, please contact us. We will be glad to give you as much information as we can.




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