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Germany Cancels Investigation of Commentator of Nuremberg Laws

The prosecution office announced here today the cancelation of an investigation of Dr. Friedrich Knost, Brunswick’s highest administrative official, who was co-author of a commentary of the Nuremberg race laws published in 1942.

The prosecution office said it had not been possible to establish criminal responsibility against Dr. Knost because the “casualty” between the commentary on the race laws and the mass killings of Jews by the Nazis “cannot be decisively established.”