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Gestapo Leader Responsible for Massacres of Jews in Lithuania Named by Underground

Swedish newspapers today quoted the latest issue of the Lithuanian underground publication, Laisves Kovotojas, reporting that the person responsible for the two-day massacre of Jews in the Kaunas ghetto which started March 27, is a Lithuanian-German leader of the Gestapo named Helke. He is also responsible for the torture of political prisoners in the Kaunas central prison, the report said.