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German Officials Who Directed Extermination of Slovak Jewry Being Tried

The Peoples Court here has begun trying Hans ##din, German Minister to the puppet state of Slovakia, and Herman Hoffle, former SS ganeral and commander of German forces in Slovakia, who share responsibility for the ##rder and deportation to death camps of the bulk of Slovak Jewry.

Ludin acted as the representative in Slovakia of Adolph Eichman, the Nazis’ ##pert on Jewish affairs who had overall supervision over the extermination of European Jewry. Hoffle personally ordered 4,316 persons executed and directed the importation of 30,000 others.