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Die Together As Religions Barred Living Together

“We die together because differences in religion prevented our living together,” was the note found with the dead bodies of Miss Heller, the daughter of a Jewish merchant of Bratislava, and an officer in the Czechoslovakian army, a Gentile.

On Easter Sunday the seventeen-year old Jewish girl disappeared from her father’s house, following his refusal of permission for her to marry the officer. A search was instituted, resulting in the discovery of the double suicide at the officer’s home.