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Ghana to Extradite Nazi Physician to Germany; Sought for Killing Jews

March 4, 1966
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Dr. Horst Schumann, charged in West Germany with the murder of Jews in Auschwitz concentration camp will be extradited by the new Ghanaian regime, the West German Ambassador to Ghana reported today to the Bonn Government. Former Premier Nkrumah had refused to extradite the Nazi.

Dr. Schumann, about 60, works for Ghana’s Ministry of Health at Keterkrachi, 200 miles north of Accra. He is charged with sterilization and experiments of living humans, totaling thousands — all Jews.

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