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   "'We are a master race, which must remember that the lowliest German
   worker is racially and biologically a thousand times more valuable
   that the population here.' (IMT, vol. 3, 406)

   'What the nations can offer in the way of good blood of our type we
   will take, if necessary, by kidnapping their children.' (Ibid.)

   'The Army Group Center has the intention to apprehend forty
   thousand to fifty thousand youths of the ages of ten to fourteen --
   this action is aimed at not only preventing a direct reinforcement
   of the enemy's military strength but also of a reduction of its
   biological potentialities.' (IMT, vol. 3, 407)

   'The policemen meanwhile ignited the houses. The people fall on
   their knees and kiss their hands, but the policemen beat them with
   rubber trunchons and threaten to burn down the whole village. They
   are now catching humans as the dog catchers used to catch dogs.'
   (IMT, vol. 3, 424)

   'To lock men, women, and children into barns and set fire to them
   does not appear to be a suitable method for combatting partisans,
   even if it is desired to exterminate the population.'(IMT, vol. 3,

                            Work Cited

   Conot, Robert E.  Justice at Nuremberg.  New York: Harper & Row,


   IMT. International Military Tribunal, Trial of the Major War Criminals;
   the published transcipts of the trial. 

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