Rumanian Police Official Who Ordered Shooting of All Jews During War Gets 20 Years

It. Col. Nicholae Caracas, former Rumanian police officer who ordered his men during the war “to shoot every Jew who comes across your way,” was sentenced to 20 years at hard labor by a Bucharest court. Seven other police officials, charged with aiding Caracas in executing 2,000 civilians during the war, received sentences ranging from three to 20 years imprisonment.

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