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- The Holocaust : Nazi Germany's systematic economic exploitation, followed by killing, of European Jews and others deemed racial and ideological enemies
- Euthanasia : The act of assisting in the death of an animal or patient, often to end suffering for an incurable disease; a painless death; sometimes called a mercy killing which may or may not be legal.
- Nazi medical experiments : Part of The Holocaust was a program of nonconsensual medical experiments, primarily conducted at concentration camps, for which many of those conducted them were tried for war crimes
- Viktor Brack : SS-Oberfuehrer; Chief Administrative Officer of the Chancellery of the Fuehrer, Adolf Hitler's personal office (as distinct from the Nazi Party Chancellery headed by Martin Bormann; key manager of the Nazi euthanasia program; executed by sentence of the Medical Case (NMT) tribunal
- Philip Bouhler : (1899-1945) Business manager of early Nazi Party; Head of the Chancellery of the Fuehrer, Adolf Hitler's personal office; key manager of the Nazi euthanasia program; committed suicide at war's end
- Kurt Blome : Nazi Deputy Reich Health Leader; Plenipotentiary for Cancer Research in the Reich Health Council; acquitted of charges in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Leonardo Conti : (1900-1945) Nazi Reich Health Leader (1939-1944), who headed the Nazi euthanasia program before Werner Heyde but was succeeded by Karl Brandt; also involved in Nazi medical experiments; committed suicide while awaiting trial
- Max de Crinis : German academic psychiatrist who took part in Nazi counterespionage operations and a possibly limited role in the Nazi euthanasia program
- Karl Brandt : Senior medical officer of Nazi Germany, Gruppenfuhrer in the SS and personal physician to Adolf Hitler; executed for war crimes related to the Holocaust, including involuntary medical experiments and the technical aspects of genocide.
- Ernst Grawitz : SS-Obergruppenfuehrer and Chief Medical Officer of the SS; suggested the use of gas chambers for The Holocaust and supervised Nazi medical experiments; committed suicide at the war's end
- Werner Heyde : (1902-1964) Psychiatrist and SS-Standartenfuehrer who headed the euthanasia program from 1939 to 1942, and directed psychiatrists who studied camp prisoners; not indicted but testified in the Medical Case (NMT); later assumed a false identity; arrested in 1962 and committed suicide before trial
- Waldemar Hoven : SS-Hauptsturmfueher and camp physician at Buchenwald Concentration Camp; executed for war crimes as a result of the Medical Case (NMT)
- Franz Stangl : Add brief definition or description
- Nuremberg Military Tribunals : A set of twelve trials of officials of Nazi Germany, conducted by the United States in its zone of occupation of Germany, following the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg)