WARSAW (Apr. 15)
The Justice Department announced today that it has ordered a special investigation of Jewish police officials who served in the Warsaw ghetto during the German occupation. The action was taken following receipt of Quests that the former policeman “be checked “by the authorities as possible collaborators.
Heinrich Nolte, Gestapo chief of Kalisz from 1940-1945, was sentenced to ?eath today for participating in the murder of thousands of Jews in that area. Nolte is also found guilty of torturing many Jews who were “brought to his headquarters questioning.
An official announcement disclosed that among top war criminals still awaiting trial in Poland in General von Stropp, liquidator of the Warsaw Ghetto. It is expected he will he tried shortly.