Trial for Elusive Nazi

Publié le par The New York Times

The New York Timespublished 02/09/1999

PARIS, Sept. 1— After a 12-year investigation, a French judge today ordered Alois Brunner, a Nazi war criminal who has not been seen alive since 1992, to be tried in absentia.

Dernier cliché d'Aloïs BrunnerThe trial would examine what role the former Gestapo officer played in the deportation of more than 250 Jewish children from France to Nazi death camps.

Mr. Brunner, a former top aide to Adolf Eichmann who was last seen living in Syria, is believed responsible for sending more than 80,000 Jews from Austria, Greece, Slovakia and France to death camps.

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