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Mander of Jewish Concentration Camps in Slovakia Sentenced to 30 Years Imprisonment

May 28, 1947
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Imrich Vasina, a former commander of Jewish concentration camps in Bratislava and in Sered, Slovakia, was sentenced today to thirty ## imprisonment by the National Court in Bratislava.

Thousands of Czechs and Jews from all parts of Czechoslovakia made a pilgrim## this week to Terezin, the fortress town which was converted by the Nazis into a concentration camp for Jews, to attend services in memory of the more than 20,000 ##sons who died there. Chief Rabbi Gottschall of Prague conducted the service for ## Jewish victims on the site of the former crematorium. Speakers included Vaclav ##ask, Minister of the Interior, Joza David, Speaker of the Czechoslovakian parliament, and other statesmen.

Two thousand Czechs who were prisoners in the Oswiecim death camp will return here next month to participate in memorial services for the 4,000,000 persons who were murdered at the camp. The museum which is to be erected on the site of Oswiecim ##ill contain a special Czechoslovak section, the establishment of which will be aided ## the Prague Jewish Museum.

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