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German Prosecutor Retired; Backed Nazi Who Killed Jews in Russia

Dr. Otto Schweinsberger, one of the chief prosecutors at Frankfurt, was officially retired today, after being under suspension since December on charges arising out of war-time Nazi atrocities against Jews.

Last winter, charges were made that Dr. Schweinsberger had refused to prosecute a German soldier accused of shooting 75 Jews in the Soviet Union. Proof of the charge against the soldier had been obtained from East Germany.