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Last priest to survive Dachau dead at 102

June 14, 2016

A profile of Father Hermann Scheipers, a young priest who was imprisoned at Dachau in 1940, survived, and died earlier this month at the age of 102.

Over 2,700 clergymen were at Dachau; 95% of them Catholics. Father Scheipers was the last survivor. 


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