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Six Gestapo Leaders Arrested in Germany; Killed Jews in Babi Yar

June 2, 1965
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The arrest of six former SS (Elite Guard) leaders charged with participation in the murder of 34,000 Jews in Babi Yar, near Kiev, in Russia, was announced here today.

The six former Nazis were members of a Special Operations unit which, like other similar Nazi units, followed behind the advancing German armies, murdering thousands of civilians. The unit to which the six Nazis belonged killed nearly 80,000 victims.

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