• Short Summary

    DR. HORST SCHUMANN, THE FORMER NAZI DOCTOR WHO WAS DEPORTED FROM GHANA LAST YEAR TO?

  • Description

    DR. HORST SCHUMANN, THE FORMER NAZI DOCTOR WHO WAS DEPORTED FROM GHANA LAST YEAR TO FACE TRIAL AS A WAR CRIMINAL, IS TO BE CALLED AS A WITNESS IN A FRANKFURT EUTHANASIA TRIAL WHICH OPENED TODAY (MONDAY).

    THREE DOCTORS FACE CHARGES OF HAVING AIDED IN THE EUTHANASIA OF AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER OF MENTAL PATIENTS IN WARTIME GERMANY. THEY ARE DOCTORS AQUILIN ULLRICH, KLAUS ENDRUWEIT AND HEINRICH BUNKE.

    DURING THE TRIAL THE COURT WILL VISIT A WARTIME NAZI HOSPITAL IN EAST GERMANY.

    DR. SCHUMANN WAS DEPORTED FROM GHANA LAST NOVEMBER AFTER THE COURT OF APPEAL OVER-RULED HIS SUBMISSION THAT THE ALLEGED OFFENSES WERE COMMITTED IN OBEDIENCE TO SUPERIOR AUTHORITY AND THAT REFUSAL TO OBEY WOULD HAVE MEANT DEATH.

    HE NOW RACES CHARGES OF ALLEGED COMPLICITY IN THE MASS KILLING OF PRISONERS DURING WORLD WAR TWO. HE IS 60 YEARS OLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZNPA22M2ZKJYVPKQA7JBWYO8
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZNPA22M2ZKJYVPKQA7JBWYO8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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