Photo Gallery: Twilight of a Henchman 04/15/2010
 As an SS officer on the eastern front, Dr. Sandberger was an architect of the...
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As an SS officer on the eastern front, Dr. Sandberger was an architect of the Holocaust. After spending several years in jail he was rehabilitated in 1950s West Germany with the help of powerful friends -- including Carlo Schmid (pictured), a high-ranking parliamentarian who had been a professor of Sandberger's before the war.