Prior of the monastery in Teplá, on the death march victims buried in the city (protocol no. 10)

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Brief statement by the Prior of the monastery in Teplá, who refused to file a report, stating that he knew nothing about the death march and mass killing in the city.

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Protocol No. 10

12. 8. 1945

The Prior of the monastery refuses to file a protocol with the excuse that he does not know anything about the matter; his information is only second-hand and he refers us to the Provisor and to Sister Herma.

William Zeev Scheck 13. 5. 1920

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Protokoll Nr. 10

12. 8. 1945

Der Prior des Klosters weicht der Aufforderung zur Aufnahme eines Protokolls mit der Ausrede aus, er wisse über die Angelegenheit nichts, er wäre erst aus zweiter Hand informiert und verweist uns an den Provisor und an die Schwester Herma.

William Zeev Scheck 13. 5. 1920

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