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June 14, 2001
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The secret police in Communist Czechoslovakia recruited Nazi war criminals as agents, according to documents published by the Czech Republic’s Office for Investigation of Crimes of Communism. Investigators say Antonin Zapotocky, president of Czechoslovakia in the 1950s, pardoned four former high-ranking Nazis, at least two of whom later worked with the secret police.

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