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60 Women Testify on Jewish Charges Against Nazi Who Sterilized Them

February 2, 1956
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The West German prosecutor here has begun together depositions from the 60 women who have offered to testify against Prof. Carl Clauberg, the Nazi gynecologist who subjected thousands of women in the Auschwitz extermination camps to agonizingly painful sterilization experiments.

Dr. Clauberg, who was released from a Soviet PW camp some months ago, is being held in the state hospital at Neustadt. The prosecutor opened a preliminary investigation against him on a complaint filed by the Central Council of Jews in Germany, which charges Dr. Clauberg with deliberately and continuously inflicting serious bodily harm.

In Bonn, the Ministry of Interior suspended today’s radio officer attached to West German Frontier Police headquarters in Bonn, Wilhelm Droenner, pending an investigation of charges filed by the Central Council of Jews in Germany. Droenner, who is now 41, had been a fanatic Nazi from 1930 on and was decorated with the Golden Hitler Youth Badge. After the German occupation of Czechoslovakia, he was assigned to the German police in Prague and made it his special job rewrap Jews who only wore the yellow “Jewish badge” on their overcoats, but not on all their garments.

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