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Ex-nazi General Who Participated in Killing Jews Enjoys Pension

February 12, 1960
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The Haifa Documentation Center on Nazi Crimes charged today that a former SS General who was instrumental in the extermination of European Jewry is now living in West Germany as a merchant and enjoying a general’s pension.

Officials of the Center said they intended to ask West German authorities to bring former Gen, Karl Wolf, now living in Kampfenhausen, to trial. The Center found a copy of a letter signed by Wolf in which he thanked German railroad authorities for their “successful operation in transferring 5,000 Jews daily to Treblinka,” a major Nazi murder camp.

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