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Thirteen Trials of Nazi War Criminals to Be Started in Germany

The Bavarian office on prosecution of war criminals reported today that preliminary investigations were underway in some 60 cases, that 160 investigations were being made in Bavaria against 869 suspects and that an additional 13 war crimes trials will be started soon by criminal courts in Bavaria.

Prof. Jahn Sehn, who attended the first trial of Auschwitz death camp personnel here and who came to Frankfurt last week with evidence for the second Auschwitz trial, died in a Frankfurt hotel after a heart attack, it was reported today.