Irmgard Furchner, 97, a secretary to the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp in the 1940s, at her trial in a courtroom in Germany on Tuesday. Photo: via Reuters
Irmgard Furchner, 97, a secretary to the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp in the 1940s, at her trial in a courtroom in Germany on Tuesday. Photo: via Reuters
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Nazi camp secretary, 97, sentenced in Germany for complicity in murder of thousands

  • Irmgard Furchner expressed regret as ‘potentially last of its kind’ trial drew to a close; ‘I’m sorry about everything that happened’, she told a German court
  • As a teen she worked in Stutthof camp commander’s office; prosecutors said she took dictation and handled correspondence amid more than 65,000 dying in camp

Irmgard Furchner, 97, a secretary to the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp in the 1940s, at her trial in a courtroom in Germany on Tuesday. Photo: via Reuters
Irmgard Furchner, 97, a secretary to the SS commander of the Stutthof concentration camp in the 1940s, at her trial in a courtroom in Germany on Tuesday. Photo: via Reuters
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