Study of deaths by suicide of homosexual prisoners in Nazi Sachsenhausen concentration camp

@article{CuerdaGalindo2017StudyOD,
  title={Study of deaths by suicide of homosexual prisoners in Nazi Sachsenhausen concentration camp},
  author={E. Cuerda-Galindo and F. L{\'o}pez-Mu{\~n}oz and M. Krischel and A. Ley},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2017},
  volume={12}
}
  • E. Cuerda-Galindo, F. López-Muñoz, +1 author A. Ley
  • Published 2017
  • History, Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • Living conditions in Nazi concentration camps were harsh and inhumane, leading many prisoners to commit suicide. Sachsenhausen (Oranienburg, Germany) was a concentration camp that operated from 1936 to 1945. More than 200,000 people were detained there under Nazi rule. This study analyzes deaths classified as suicides by inmates in this camp, classified as homosexuals, both according to the surviving Nazi files. This collective was especially repressed by the Nazi authorities. Data was… CONTINUE READING
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