Memorial to Victims Executed by Nazis in Vienna Unveiled

April 21, 2015 4:21 PM

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Austria's chancellor and other top government officials have inaugurated a monument paying homage to the 1,200 victims sentenced to death and executed by Nazi courts in Vienna.

The pyramid-shaped steel structure officially unveiled Tuesday carries the German and English inscriptions "369 Weeks." That stands for the duration such courts held sway in Austria between 1938 and 1945.

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