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Trial of 300 Ex-gestapo Officials to Start in West Berlin

A war crimes trial which is expected to be the biggest judicial proceeding of her kind since the Nuremberg War Crimes trials that followed World War II, will be held in West Berlin soon, it was announced here today.

The announcement was made by Prof. Ernest Heinitz, president of the West Berlin Court of Justice, who is here to attend a conference. According to the jurist, the trial will bring before the court more than 300 former Nazis who worked in the Gestapo under Heinrich Himmler, chief of Hitler’s secret police.