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Former Nazi Given Life Sentence

An 82-year-old former Nazi police officer, Wilhelm Wagner, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Nuremberg court Monday for the willful murder of three Jews in Poland during the war.

The crime occurred in the town of Wieliczka, near Krakow, in August 1942.

The court visited Israel and Poland to take testimony in the case, which lasted seven months, Wagner will appeal the verdict.

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