900 Refugees Marooned on Danube Island
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900 Refugees Marooned on Danube Island

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The Daily Telegraph reported today that 900 Jewish refugees from Hungary and Slovakia were marooned on St. Mathew Island, near the Bulgarian Danube port of Rustchuk.

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