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Gestapo Officer Who Murdered 16 Jews Sentenced to Death by American Military Court

Karl Schoepperle, a Gestapo officer convicted of having flogged 16 Jews to death and having murdered a number of other concentration camp prisoners, has been sentenced to death by an American military court here.

Schoepperle was commandant of a section of the Mauthausen death camp known as “Linz Three.” Four other camp officials were also ordered hanged. Three S.S. men were sentenced to life for torturing prisoners.