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Germany Convicts 97-Year-Old Woman for Complicity with Nazi Murder of 10,000 People

HeadlineDec 21, 2022

In Germany, a court convicted a 97-year-old woman who worked as a typist at a Nazi concentration camp of aiding and abetting the murder of over 10,000 people. Irmgard Furchner was given a suspended two-year sentence. This is state prosecutor Maxi Wantzen.

Maxi Wantzen: “'Only a secretary' is easily said, but the role of a secretary at the time in the bureaucracy of a concentration camp was significant.”

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