Uruguayan Scientists Appeal to Vichy for Release of Jewish Professor
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Uruguayan Scientists Appeal to Vichy for Release of Jewish Professor

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A number of scientists, writers, artists and political leaders today sent a collective cable to Marshal Petain, heat of the Vichy Government, asking for the release of the well-known French-Jewish scientist, Professor Jean Hotsfeld, who together with his wife, is now in a concentration camp in unoccupied France. Dr. Hotzfeld was a professor at the Sorbonme.

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