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Gestapo Official Posing As Jew is Recognized; Sentenced to Imprisonment

September 26, 1948
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Erich Hohn, who served as a Gestapo official during the war, was sentenced today to three years imprisonment by the Bamberg court after he was exposed by members of a refugee group of which he had succeeded in becoming a vice-chairman.

One of the founders of the Gestapo organization in Reichenberg, Hohn changed his name after the war to “Julius Israel Holm” and posed as a Jew and a former concentration camp victim. Recently, just prior to discovery of his identity, he was elected vice-chairman of Bamberg branch of the Association of Former Persecutes of the Nazi Regime.

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