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Polish Commission Begins Study of Nazi War Crimes in Frankfurt

Members of the Polish Government’s commission for investigation of Nazi war crimes have arrived in Frankfurt and are conferring with the public prosecutor there. The first phase of their inquiry is concerned with the transport of Nazi victims to the Auschwitz death camp and their murder there.

Two former guards at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp have been sentenced to prison terms and a third was acquitted on charges of murdering a 14-year-old Jewish boy during World War II. Kaspar Dexler, 69, was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in prison and Kurt Iccarious, 64, got four years. Franz Etlinger, 57, was found not guilty and freed.