Ossietzky, German Pacifist, Dead; Was Long Imprisoned by Nazis
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Ossietzky, German Pacifist, Dead; Was Long Imprisoned by Nazis

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Karl von Ossietzky, German pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and long held a prisoner by the Nazis, died today. Death came in a Berlin hospital from meningitis, according to physicians.

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