95-year-old accused of 10,000 Holocaust murders

German radio met the woman who lives in a nursing home in Bienberg, north of Hamburg.

to me North German Radio The woman says that she confirms that she was a secretary to the commander of the SS, but she does not want to quote more than that.

She worked in the Stutthof concentration camp near Gdask in present-day Poland. This was the first camp built by Nazi Germany. A total of 85,000 people were killed in the camp, most of them Jews but also Poles and other foreigners. Some were gassed, others starved to death.

He can be convicted in a juvenile court

During the years 1943 to 1945, Irmgard F. It is said that she helped him carry out and plan a massacre of more than 10,000 people who were living in the camp.

Two years ago, however, Irmgard F told reporters at NDR that she didn’t know people died in the camp, but she basically did office tasks for Paul Werner Hoppe.

Airmgard F was only 21 when she was working in the camp, which means she can now be tried in juvenile court. However, the case is still under investigation and it is not certain that she will be prosecuted.

Paul Werner Hoppe was sentenced to 9 years in prison in 1957.

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