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January 7, 2000
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Sweden’s prime minister vowed to investigate his country’s wartime links to Nazi Germany. Goran Persson’s promise came after a television documentary revealed that at least 260 Swedes were members of Hitler’s SS. Five of the nation’s political parties have called for a probe to uncover neutral Sweden’s ties with Nazi Germany before the country hosts an international conference on the Holocaust on Jan. 26-28 in Stockholm.

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