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Argentine Court Rules to Extradite Nazi War Criminal to Germany

Federal Judge Luis Maria Rodriguez today approved West Germany’s request for extradition of Gerhard Johannes Bernhard Bohne, who was arrested in Argentina 21 months ago.

Bohne, 65, is wanted by a German court on charges of war crimes specifying that he was involved in the mass murder of 15,000 inmates of hospitals and mental institutions, including Jews and non-Jews, in 1939 and 1940.