what is really sad is you see people even from the bombings of dresden coming to these facilities. this very famous cause cÉlÈbre, the bombing of dresden, you see the bombing victims being murdered. and many people were bombed out in hamburg, a port city which was very heavily bombed. finally and most importantly, for our story here today we have , the murder of forced labor at the facility. these are not jewish forced and, specifically polish and soviet laborers. or they were called eastern workers by the nazi. they form the basis for the hadamar trial. if they were ill or exhausted while they were performing forced labor, they were sent home and sent back east. but this was not possible at a certain point in the war effort when the red army was coming towards the german border. sick camps were set up to confined these individuals. but in the frankfurt area near where hadamar was, these foreign forced laborers, almost all of them had tuberculosis, they were close enough to the population to cause a public health crisis. they did not want tuberculosis to spread to the population.
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