“The defendants in this case are charged with murders, tortures, and other atrocities committed in the name of medical science … To their murderers, these wretched people were not individuals at all. They came in wholesale lots and were treated worse than animals.” -Gen. Telford Taylor
These trials shifted many peoples’ views on medicine, as it was hard to accept the fact that a professional could let such a thing happen. Morality had no footing in German medicine, and the trials aimed to expose this fact to prevent future medical professionals from abusing their power.
- “The Nuremberg Trials: The National WWII Museum: New Orleans.” The National WWII Museum | New Orleans