1945: “Sterilization of the Insane in the USA” a report in The Lancet based on information published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that in the U.S. 77,878 people were sterilized:
- 20,063 (1907 to 1934);
- 15,815 (1935–1940);
- More than 42,000 (1941–1943)
- California led the pack with over 10,000 forced sterilizations.
1945: The Central Association of Sterilized Persons estimates that in Nazi Germany sterilized at least two million people were sterilized between 1933–1945. (Samaan. From a Race of Masters to a Master Race, 2014)