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Hebrew University Professor Testifies at Auschwitz Guards Trial

SS guards at Auschwitz concentration camp often took part in educational activities of Jewish children inmates before killing them, a witness testified today at Germany’s largest war crimes trial.

Dr. Otto Kulka, Professor of History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, told the court trying 20 former Auschwitz guards that “even SS men took part in the children’s cultural activities before murdering them in cold blood; Dr. Kulka, aged 31, told the court of his experiences as a child inmate of Auschwitz.