STOCKHOIM (Jul. 10)
The German Transocean news agency today quoted Hungarian newspapers as telling the British Parliament that it is merely wasting its time by “listening to Jewish atrocity stories.”
The Hungarian press takes special exception to the statement made in the House of Commons last week by Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden in which he charged the Hungarian government with mass-deportation of Jews and with annihilation of many of the deported Jewish families. “The only Jews in Hungary who have been killed so far are those killed by Anglo-American bombers,” the Esti Ujsag is quoted stating.
On the other hand the Hungarian commissioner in charge of confiscated Jewish property was reported today to be continuing to blame the Jews for the Allied air raids on Hungary. “In retribution,” he announced, ” Jewish funds now in the hands of the government will be used to cover the expenditures of the war and the damages caused by enemy bombing.”
The former Hungarian minister here, Ulleiz-Revitisky, who quit his post when the German Army entered Hungary today lauded the intervention by King Gustav of Sweden with Admiral northy. Regent of Hungary, in behalf of the Hungarian Jews. He doubted, however, whether the Swedish monarch’s place would have any results as long as the Germans are the actual rulers of Hungary.
(The own revealed last night that broadcasts from Switzerland were intercepted, indicating that the Council of Churches of the Swiss Canton of Zurich had denounced the Nazi persecutions in Hungary, charging that between 300,000 and 400,000 Jews had been put to death, ” mostly by gas,” the report said.)