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From Mon Oct 28 07:25:32 PST 1996
From: (Mark Van Alstine)
Newsgroups: alt.revisionism
Subject: Dachau Commandant faces Prosecutor
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 18:13:18 -0800
Organization: rbi software systems

The following is a translation of an article from Suddeneutsche Zeeitung,

This translation was taken from "Concentration Camp Dachau 1933-1945" 
(ISBN 3-87490-528-4), p. 221; (Plate 449 with translation.) 


Suddeutsche Zeitung No. 18

Dachau Commandant faces the Prosecutor.

Each one blames the other, all were innocent.

Approaching a decisive stage.

Dachau Dec 1, (from our own corrospondant)

With the interrogation of the principal defendant at the Dachau trial
slowly approaching a decisive stage. The commandant Obersturmbannfuhrer
Martin Gottfried Weiss took his place as a witness in front of the

He stated: "I was absolutely powerless in the face of experiments of Dr.
Rascher and Prof. Dr. Schilling. I had already heard in Berlin of Prof.
Dr. Schillingıs malaria department and the cold water experiments for the
air force lead by Dr. Rascher. I was told in Berlin that Reichsfuhrer SS
Himmler was personally responsible for these two experimental departments
and that I should not interfere. On Nov 10, 1942, Himmler made a personal
appearance in Dachau and visited the Rascher department. He sent for me
and I was made to attend an experiment which had already begun. Afterwards
Himmler said: Rascher and Shilling are responsible to me personally for
their experiments and you must obey their orders."

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