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German Law Group Gets Many Complaints Against Hitler Apologist

The Hannover Lawyers Chamber was today investigating widespread complaints against Gerd Heinecke, the defense attorney in the trial of the accused murderers of 7, 000 Jews, who told the court that the defendants were not malicious because Hitler believed he was fulfilling a “sacred mission” in killing Jews.

Heinecke, meanwhile, filed suit against a newspaper, ‘Bild,’ which urged the revocation of his lawyer’s license. He said he could not understand what he described as a “misunderstanding, ” since he did not mean “to show hatred but love” in his remarks.