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Nazi Charged with Murder of 60 Hungarian Jews Faces Trial in Vienna

The trial of Alfred Weber, former S. S. leader charged with the murder of 60 Hungarian Jews shortly before the end of World War II, opened in an Austrian court here today.

Weber is charged with directing the execution, by what the prosecution charges was an “extremely gruesome method, of 60 Jewish slave laborers in the Austrian village of Deutsch Schuetzen. Weber denies the charges, despite the testimony of other S.S. men serving sentences for participating in the same mass killings.