First Trials 0£ Germans In France FIVE DEATH SENTENCES Rec. 2 p.m. LONDON, July 13. The French News Agency reports that the Rennes Court, in trying the first German war criminals in France, has sentenced to death five of six German naval men, aged 20 to 25, charged with killing six Frenchmen whom they were ordered to escort to their homes. The bodies, including that of a boy aged 14, were found buried in a roadside ditch. The News Agency also announced that Armand Annet, who as Governor-General of Madagascar, under the Vichy Government, ordered resistance to the British, landing in 1942, has been imprisoned at Fresnes.
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WAR CRIMINALS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945
WAR CRIMINALS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 165, 14 July 1945
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