Das Martyrium des Otto John

Lesedauer: 11 Minuten

Wurde er im Juli 1954 das Opfer einer Entführung? Oder war es Landesverrat? Bis heute kämpft der ehemalige Präsident des Verfassungsschutzes um seine Rehabilitierung.

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