West Germany: Judging the Judges

Since the Nurnberg trials, hundreds of former Nazi officers, soldiers, industrialists, physicians and other civilians have been convicted of war crimes in German courts. The Germans have just tracked down Treblinka Camp Commander Franz Stangl, who has been extradited from Brazil. They still have hopes of finding Josef Mengele, the camp doctor accused of experimenting on thousands of people at Auschwitz, and the biggest quarry of all, Hitler Deputy Martin Bormann. Yet the men who knowingly gave many of Hitler's acts their legal veneer, the Nazi judges, have escaped prosecution, claiming...

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