Commandant Admits Guilt in Gassing of Jewish Czech Prisoners

Karl Rahm, former commandant of the Theresienstadt camp, today admitted responsibility for the construction and use of gas chambers to ## Jews and Czech political prisoners during his trial on war crimes charges before a Peoples Court in Litmerice.

At first Rabm denied having taken part in the ## of Jews, but charged his testimony after prosecution witnesses linked him with the gassing of prisoners. One of the witnesses, a former Nazi guard named Schelz, enumerated various crimes ## personally committed against Jews. Several representatives of the Jewish community testified for the prosecution.