A nurse working for the Third Reich: Eva Justin, RN, PhD

  title={A nurse working for the Third Reich: Eva Justin, RN, PhD},
  author={Susan Benedict and Linda Shields and Colin A. Holmes and Julia Kurth},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  pages={259 - 267}
Eugenics underpinned the Nazi race theories which saw the murder of over 10 million people from “undesirable” groups, including Sinti (referred to in Nazi times as “Gypsies”), during the Holocaust. Eva Justin, from Dresden, completed a doctoral dissertation which examined a group of Sinti children of St Josef’s Home in Mulfingen, Germany. She aimed to prove the racial inferiority of these children; her work was done with no informed consent, and the children were sent to Auschwitz after her… 
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