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Nazi Attorney Indicted on Charges of Murdering Jews in Bialystok

Dr. Herbert Zimmerman, an attorney, was indicted here today on charges of “deliberately and maliciously murdering 100 Jews in a Bialystok prison, on July 15, 1944.” Bialystok was part of Poland before World War II, and was an important center of Jewish population.

Dr. Zimmerman was chief of the Hitler security police in Bialystok in 1944. His name came up during a trial at Ulm a year ago, when 10 former members of the Gestapo and the Hitler security police were tried and convicted of the mass murder of more than 5,000 persons.