Theresienstadt Commandant Hanged for Crimes Against Jews; Convicted, Executed Same Day
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Theresienstadt Commandant Hanged for Crimes Against Jews; Convicted, Executed Same Day

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Heinrich Joeckal, commandant of the Theresienstadt concentration camp, was executed this afternoon in the Litomerice jail. He was convicted this morning of the murder and torture of thousands of Jewish prisoners and of having supported the Nazi movement in Czechoslovakia.

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