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Germany's Nazi hunt reveals 8 new suspects

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>> Some 70 years on, from this building, the hunt for Nazis goes on. Germany says its specialized unit has found eight suspected concentration camp workers. The country's top Nazi hunter says they're still alive and residing in Germany.>> The central office for the investigation of national socialist crimes has looked into murders in the concentration camp Stutthof near Danzig.
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We think that systematically killing of Jewish prisoners took place there in summer and autumn 1944.>> And they have now found eight suspects who've worked in that concentration camp in various positions. Four men as SS guards and four woman in jobs such as typists or telephone operators.>> The office has been collecting information on crimes committed in the concentration camps in Nazi Germany for decades.
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These findings now forwarded to prosecutors across the country who now see if they can be charged as accomplices to murder. And that's very much a race to take them to trial. Decades on, many suspects are old and frail. But they stand accused of historic crimes.