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Holland Submits Evidence to Austria on Nazi Who Deported Jews

Dutch officials reported today that a Vienna court has decided to keep Erich Rajakovic in prison pending his trial next spring after the Dutch Criminal Investigation Department submitted irrefutable new evidence linking the former Nazi with the deportation of 110,000 Dutch Jews to Auschwitz.

The CID evidence was transmitted to the State War Documentation Center which in turn sent it to Vienna officials. Rajakovic, charged by the Dutch with having been a key aide of the late Adolf Eichmann, was identified as a former Nazi by a Milan newspaper last April and fled with his wife to Switzerland. Ordered to leave by Swiss police, he went to Vienna, where he was arrested.