LONDON (Oct. 31)
Twenty-two Jews were buried under hundreds of tons of debris today when a heavy Nazi bomb scored a direct hit on big buildings occupied almost exclusively by Jews. The blast completely demolished two blocks, comprising many flats.
Rescue squads, firemen and members of the Pioneer Corps were still searching for survivors late today after many injured had been brought out from the ruins. Little hope prevailed for those still trapped in the ruins. A Jewish warden brought out two of the injured.
A number of other buildings in the vicinity, including several Jewish shops, were damaged by the blast.
Charles Solomon, editor of the JTA London service, was injured slightly yesterday while covering the activities of an East End Ambulance unit when the ambulance in which he was riding was involved in an accident.
A check for Â£1,000 was presented to the Princess Royal today on behalf of the Leeds Jewish Women’s War Efforts Committee to purchase two ambulances for the army.