• Short Summary

    FRANZ PAUL STANGL, AN ALLEGED NAZI WAR CRIMINAL, WHO IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KILLING OF MORE THAN 700,000 JEWS DURING THE LAST WAR, ARRIVED IN DUESSELDORF, WEST GERMANY, LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) FROM BRAZIL.

  • Description

    FRANZ PAUL STANGL, AN ALLEGED NAZI WAR CRIMINAL, WHO IS SAID TO HAVE BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KILLING OF MORE THAN 700,000 JEWS DURING THE LAST WAR, ARRIVED IN DUESSELDORF, WEST GERMANY, LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) FROM BRAZIL. HE IS TO FACE TRIAL IN DUESSELDORF, AND TODAY WAS DUE TO APPEAR BEFORE AN EXAMINING JUDGE.

    STANGL, WHO IS 59, HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE THIRD MOST WANTED NAZI CRIMINAL. A BRAZILIAN COURT THIS MONTH RULED IN FAVOUR OF A WEST GERMAN EXTRADITION REQUEST AFTER STANGL WAS ARRESTED LAST FEBRUARY IN SAO PAULO WHERE HE WORKED IN A CAR FACTORY. HE HAD BEEN WORKING THERE UNDER HIS OWN NAME.

    JUSTICE AUTHORITIES IN THREE COUNTRIES, WEST GERMANY, POLAND AND AUSTRIA, ALLEGE THAT HE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING AT LEAST 700,000 JEWS IN THE 'TERRIBLE TRIANGLE' OF CONCENTRATION CAMPS, SOBIBOR AND TREBLINKA, OF WHICH HE WAS COMMANDANT, AND BELZEC.

    STANGL FLEW FROM BRAZIL UNDER THE GUARD OF TWO WEST GERMAN DETECTIVES, AND TODAY WAS DUE TO APPEAR BEFORE A DUESSELDORF EXAMINING JUDGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3159BPUBIS6H9LUBAB3751H1P
    Media URN:
    VLVA3159BPUBIS6H9LUBAB3751H1P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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