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6,000 Nazi Security Officials Reported Under Investigation in Germany

Six thousand Nazis of “senior” rank who had held responsible positions in the Nazi security office, are currently being investigated by squads of West German detectives, the Evening Standard reported here yesterday. The newspaper stated they are being probed for possible involvement in war crimes.

Seventeen public prosecutors in West Germany met recently to consider evidence against 8,000 suspected war criminals still unprosecuted. The 6,000 former security agents were reportedly on that list of suspects.