International: Names from Hell

The final convulsions of Nazi Europe continued to cast up a collection of murderers and innocents, thieves and victims, heroes and nondescripts and mystery men such as the world has seldom seen.

The Elite. One of the charred bodies found by the Russians in Berlin was believed to be that of Martin Bormann, the last crown prince of Nazidom.

Paul Schmidt, who as chief of the German Foreign Office press relations had for years laid down the Nazi party line for foreign correspondents, was discovered at Salzburg, after living for four days in a hotel...

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