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Zechoslovak Court Dooms Nazi Leaders Responsible for Deportation of Slovak Jews

December 4, 1947
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The Peoples Court here today sentenced to death ##ans Ludin, former German Minister to the puppet Slovak state, and Gestapo General ##ermann Hoffle, ex-commander of Nazi troops in the state, following their conviction in charges of mass murder, mass deportation and committing atrocities.During the trial it was revealed that most of their victims were Slovak Jews, the bulk of whom were deported at the instigation of Ludin, who was acting as personal representative of Adolph Eichman, the Nazi expert on Jews. Hoffle was personally responsible for the execution of more than 4,000 persons and the deportation of an additional 30,000.

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