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Auschwitz Victims Urge German Mayor to Ban Meeting of Nazi Veterans

Plans of veterans of the Waffen SS, the branch of Hitler’s Elite Guard assigned active duty on the war fronts, to hold their 11th annual reunion in the north German town of Rendsburg were vigorously protested today in a letter from the Dutch Union of Victims of Auschwitz to the Mayor of the town.

The Dutch Union declared that “the fact that those criminals march again instead of being punished seems incredible to their former victims and a danger to all living people.” An estimated 1, 000 former Waffen SS members will meet on October 24 for the annual meeting of HIAG, their organization of mutual aid.