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Nazi Officer in Charge of Jews in Hungary Discovered in Germany

A new controversy about the Nazi pasts of public officials in Schleswig-Holstein blew up today when it was disclosed that a secret document on nomination of members of the Christian Democratic party for offices in the land administration had been signed by Otto Winkelmann, a former high SS and police officer who was named in the trial of Adolf Eichmann.

The disclosure was made by a Social Democratic member of the Schleswig-Holstein Parliament. It was noted that in 1944, Winkelmann was ordered by Hitler to take charge of all SS and police duties in connection with the handling of Jews in Hungary.