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Pro-Nazi Slovak Minister Gets 30-Year Term; Directed Deportation of Jews to Death Camps

Sano Mach, former Minister of the Interior in the Nazi-controlled puppet state of Slovakia was today sentenced to 30 years imprisonment by a Czechoslovak court in Bratislava.

Tens of thousands of Slovakian Jews were deported to death camps under Mach’s direction. He was also responsible for the enforcement of anti-Jewish legislation. ?ach was tried on charges of collaboration together with former Premier Josef Tiso, who was hanged.