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Ich Klage An

When the Nazis used MS to support killing the disabled By Rachel Horne More than seventy years after the end of WWII, about forty Nazi propaganda films still remain banned by the Allies in Germany – due to their incendiary nature. One of the most notorious of these is Ich Klage An or I Accuse, which tells the story of a young woman who gets multiple sclerosis and convinces her husband to...

“Useless Lives” – the Dark Story of MS and the Nazis

At the start of the UK Disability History Month, let us not forget… By Rachel Horne I never thought I would end up writing the words Nazi and multiple sclerosis in the same sentence.  Then I went to Auschwitz.  After passing under the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei “Work Sets You Free” gate, our group followed the tour guide into Block 5. There inside the dim, low-ceilinged room, I was...

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