18 High-ranking Gestapo Officers Doomed by Yugoslav Court for Murder of 5,000
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18 High-ranking Gestapo Officers Doomed by Yugoslav Court for Murder of 5,000

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A Yugoslav military tribunal today sentenced 18 high-ranking Gestapo officers, headed by Gen. August Meissner, former chief of the Gestapo in Serbia, to death for the murder of 5,000 persons, many of them Jews, during the German occupation.

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