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    Horror Story - U1417464 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Paul Leo Seidel, of Munich, former inmate of the Auschwitz camp, displays a model of the so-called ‘Boger Swing’ – A torture method devised by Wilhlem Boger, one of the defendants at the Frankfurt trial. According to testimony of Auschwitz survivors, the prisoner’s hands were tied in back and their legs put through this loop. They were then made to ‘wing’ by Boger using truncheon or whip.

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