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Judge of German Court Charged with Helping Deport Jews from France

Accusations of “grave war crimes” were announced today by the chief public prosecutor of Bamberg against Dr. Georg Eisert, a judge of the high court here. The prosecutor said he is investigating the charges.

According to the Bamberg official, Judge Eisert had been a public prosecutor of the Peoples Court under the Nazi regime and “close to” Ernst Lautz, chief public prosecutor for the Nazis. Judge Eisert allegedly participated in the Nazi Party’s “thief in the night” program in occupied France, where Jews were hunted out for deportation to death camps.