Foreign News: Eight Years' Wait

Eight Years' Wait Eight years is a long time to delay a criminal trial, but it is not too long to wait to catch a criminal. A French military commission in Alsace at the time of its recapture from the Germans in 1944-45 uncovered a ghastly prison camp where some 20,000 people had been used as guinea pigs in Nazi medical experiments.

Known as Struthof-Natzweiler, the camp, hidden in a thick wood in the Vosges foothills, was equipped with a "laboratory," where prisoners were inoculated with plague, typhus and leprosy germs, blinded, gassed and otherwise deliberately injured, so that their sick and...

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