Germany / Lithuania / Poland

Sep. 09, 1955 - EX-ADMIRAL RAEDER IS RELEASED FROM SPANDAU. Ex-ADMIRAL RAEDER, 79-year-old former chief of Hitler's navy was released from Spandau war crimes jail today. A Four Power statement said that he had been freed ''on account of his advanced age and state of his health. Raeder's wife was with him as he limped from the gloomy prison building. A car took them to a hospital in the British Zone where Raeder will stay for several weeks. PHOTO SHOWS: is accompanied by his wife as he arrived at Berlin Airport after his release from Spandau jail today. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/