RUSSIA: Pattern for Hanging

Before the bar of justice stood Captain Wilhelm Langfeld, 52, of Frankfurt on the Main, Germany.

"Is it established that orders for mass executions of innocent Soviet people were issued by the German Government?"

"Yes," answered Langfeld.

"How many Soviet citizens did you kill yourself?"

"It is hard to say exactly, but I think about 100."

"How many were killed by the Germans in Kharkov and Kharkov Province?"

"I heard about 30,000 and about the same number in Kiev."

Outside the courtroom, Kharkov's Theater Hall, workmen were busy opening mass graves,, carefully lifting rotted corpses, heaping up...

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